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Japan and Russia Hold Talks on Security, Territorial Dispute

Elaine Kurtenbach Monday, March 20, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty.

The talks are the first "two-plus-two" meeting since Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. ...

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