Peskov told, on whose experience I can draw upon in the negotiations, Moscow and Tokyo

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoPeskov told, on whose experience I can draw upon in the negotiations, Moscow and Tokyo© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The question of a peace Treaty Russia and Japan could be resolved, despite all the difficulties, which confirms the experience of negotiations on territorial issues with China, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on Sunday in the program «Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin» on TV channel «Russia 1».

«This issue can be solved. Such complex topics still to be solved, and it showed, for example, the experience of negotiations on territorial issues with China. Putin repeatedly gives this example, he constantly appeals to the negotiations that went on for several decades,» — said Peskov.

According to him, the agreement with Japan is important for Russia because it will open opportunities for cooperation between the two countries.

«Japan is an important partner, despite consistent approach to intensifying relations with our country, but for Japan, the absence of a peace Treaty is a kind of limiter, and we can’t use the full potential of our bilateral relations,» Peskov said.

He noted that Japan has supported sanctions against Russia. «This is a different question which cannot remain not addressed in the negotiations», — said Peskov.

In October 2004, Beijing signed an agreement on Russian‑Chinese state border on its Eastern part. During the visit to China by Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the document on the voluntary transfer of China of Islands Tarabarova and a part of the Big Ussuri island. In 2008, the signing of the Protocol descriptions defining the border line along the Amur river, the border problem between Russia and China was finally closed. Protocol‑the description of the Russian‑Chinese state border on the Eastern part of the Russian Federation puts an end «in the border delimitation negotiations which took more than 40 years.»

Russian Tarabarov island turned into a Chinese Englanda — island of the Silver Dragon, the Western part is called the Big Ussuri, Hasanzade — the island Black Bear.

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