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Putin wants ties with Japan to “fully normalize’

Putin wants ties with Japan to “fully normalize’

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Russian president Vladimir Putin wants, that the ties between his country and Japan to “fully normalize”.

Prior to his visit to Japan, where he Thursday, arrive, called Putin the absence of a formal peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo is not more of this time.

The former Soviet Union attacked Japanese territories in Asia in 1945, in the aftermath of the Second world War. It took until 1956 until the countries formally a state of war ended. A real peace came not.

Russia and Japan an unresolved dispute over four islands to the kuril islands belong to. Both countries claim control over the islands.

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