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The third business mission of Japanese businessmen in the Kuril Islands with Russian partners will be held on 16-20 August, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
«We agreed that a third business mission of Japanese businessmen with the participation of Russian partners will be held in preparation of projects of joint economic activities on southern Kuril Islands 16-20 August. The results of this business mission, we agree on the date of the next round of consultations on joint economic activities in the context of work on the peace Treaty and at the same time agree on consultations of Deputy Ministers on security issues. We will do this so that we could report on the results to our leaders when they meet in Vladivostok in early September, where they will participate in the WEF,» said Lavrov, after a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.