Lavrov confirmed Russia’s cooperation with Japan in the security sphere

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in photobacteria Lavrov during a meeting with foreign Minister of Japan, Taro Kono, in the House of receptions of the MFA of Russia. 31 July 2018Lavrov confirmed Russia’s cooperation with Japan in the security sphere© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

Moscow and Tokyo have expressed willingness to expand cooperation in the security sphere, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov following the meeting of foreign Ministers and defense ministries of Russia and Japan.

«Both sides confirmed the readiness to expand practical cooperation in the security sphere,» said the Minister.

«We agree that in the Asia-Pacific region, the situation is very difficult, as generally in the world. Stressed the importance of improving in modern conditions the level of mutual trust, working together on those issues where our respective positions are close or coincide, and where will these positions are still closer together», he added.

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