The second round of top-level Russian-Japanese talks was held in Tokyo. The issues discussed included, in particular, the prospects for developing bilateral trade and economic, and investment cooperation.
A number of inter-governmental and inter-departmental documents, as well as a package of documents between various organisations from both countries, were signed as a result of the Russian President’s visit.
Later, Mr Putin and Mr Abe made statements for the press and answered questions from journalists.
The previous day Vladimir Putin met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Mr Abe’s hometown of Nagato.