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The speaker of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin at a meeting with the head of the upper house of Japan’s Parliament, Tuiti date on Tuesday said that the parliaments have great potential for cooperation, and also noted the need for inter-parliamentary dialogue, the press service of the state Duma.
According to Volodina, the parliaments of the two countries have great potential for the establishment of relations and cooperation aimed at the final result. «In this connection I would like, that we could more understand each other, and this requires a dialogue» — quoted Volodin in the message.
The speaker of the state Duma at the meeting noted the role of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the development of relations between the two countries. «Our task is to develop cooperation in the parliamentary dimension and to do everything for legislative support of the agreements of heads of our States», — said Volodin, referring to the date.
A Japanese politician has said that the two leaders had already met 21 times. «Thus, the formed personal relationship of trust, and this contributes to the development of cooperation between Japan and Russia in different spheres», — said date.
He also expressed hope that his visit will give «additional impetus to the intensification of inter-parliamentary relations».
Volodin has reminded that the state Duma on Tuesday will consider the bill on ratification of the Convention between the governments of Russia and Japan on avoidance of double taxation. «The strengthening of the legal framework is a priority for our relationship. This bill is important for promoting the entire complex of bilateral relations», — said the speaker of the state Duma.
Volodin also said that he would be happy to see a Japanese colleague at the third meeting of speakers of parliaments of the countries of Eurasia in October in Turkey; date thanked for the invitation and said that considering the possibility of participation.
Reported to date also thanked Russia for the fact that the national team of Japan and the Japanese fans were warmly received at the last world Cup.