Russia’s Putin, Japan’s Abe to hold summit meeting June 29: Lavrov

May 31, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin will be in Japan for a Group of 20 leaders summit, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

Lavrov also said that talks with Japan on five joint economic activity projects on disputed islands were proceeding at a good pace, without elaborating.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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