Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to put an end to negotiations with Russia over the Kuril Islands. He made such a statement during a visit to his father’s grave, located in the city of Nagato (Yamaguchi Prefecture). This is reported by NHK.

I will do everything possible every day, I swear to fulfill my duties in front of the grave.

 According to Abe, his father – Shintaro Abe – dealt with Russian-Japanese relations and also vowed to do everything possible to “get the situation off the ground”.

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