The Kuril problem: Russia accepted the conditions of Japan?

The problem of the Kuril Islands for many years has been one of the most acute in relation to Russia and Japan.

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told the world media that during a meeting in Singapore between the leaders of Russia and Japan, Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe agreed on the need to find a solution to conclude a peace treaty on the basis of the 1956 declaration.

Japan’s territorial claims for that part of the Kuril Islands, which, according to the results of World War II, went to the USSR, is the reason that a peace treaty has not yet been concluded between the countries.

The 1956 declaration signed by the USSR and Japan stopped the state of war between the countries and stipulated that the transfer of the rising sun to a number of the Kuril Islands could take place only after the signing of a peace treaty.

However, from the moment of signing the declaration until today, Tokyo continues to insist on the priority settlement of the issue with the Small ridge of the Kuril Islands, and then the signing of a peace treaty.

Earlier media reported that Abe was ready to change the principles of Japanese policy regarding the Kuril Islands and go to the signing of a peace treaty before the islands are transferred to Japan.

Given the fact that the Japanese prime minister does not hide his desire to go down in history as a “collector of Japanese lands,” we can assume that he is ready for a lot to return the Lesser Kuril Ridge of Japan.
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  1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 14 November 2018 20: 58
    Medvedev gave Norway thousands of kilometers. maritime zone, and Putin is part of the Kuril Islands? And that everything is possible, especially since Putin does not strictly suppress these conversations. And for me, what is the use of this peace treaty? Well, Putin travels around the world talking, but my salary has increased, gasoline has become cheaper, and my pension has been raised? On the contrary, they have already said that housing and communal services have been raised since January 1. He would have sat better in Russia and thought about his people, maybe life would have improved faster for me, otherwise he thinks all about the Japanese, Europeans, Syrians. Give people salaries, pensions like in Europe and the USA! "If it is hard for the people to live, you will fall into the column of freaks."
  2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 15 November 2018 09: 05
    History shows that all the Russian rulers who somehow gave away, or tried to give away Russian lands in the Far East, after that had major troubles. - Alexander 2, Nikolai 2, Khrushchev ...