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Japan, Russia agree to advance territorial talks for peace treaty | GlobalPost

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Monday to seek progress in territorial talks between the two countries that have failed to sign a peace treaty after World War II due to the dispute.

Abe told Putin that he wants to instruct his ministers to “increase the thickness of Japan-Russia relations,” according to a Japanese official, as the leaders met on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum summit that started earlier in the day in Bali, Indonesia.

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