Tokyo Japan says it's unacceptable travel of the Russian government to the Kuril Islands
Japan intends to prevent the trip Medvedev to the Kuril Islands
Tokyo considers unacceptable travel of representatives of the Russian government to the Kuril Islands.
Tokyo, August 21. The trip of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to the Kuril Islands is unacceptable. This statement was made by the secretary general of the Japanese Cabinet Esihide Suga, reports Tass .
"If the Prime Minister's visit Medvedev will take place, it would run counter to Japan's stance on the issue of the four northern islands, and hurt the feelings of the Japanese people. This is unacceptable, "- he said. According to him, "Japan will at all levels to make efforts to this trip was not implemented."
Note that the official Tokyo each time acts with a similar formulation when any of the official representatives of the Russian government announces intention to visit the Kurile Islands, which Japan considers part of its "northern territories."
Recall that in late July, Dmitry Medvedev said that once again going to visit the Kuril Islands, and recommended that the Government colleagues to follow his example.