President Putin held a formal meeting with the head of the security Council of Japan

Vladimir Putin met with Secretary General of Japanese Council Shigeru Kitamura. Both noted the development of relations between the two countries. In addition, they talked about partnership in the sphere of ensuring security in East Asia.

Kitamura handed over to Mr Putin the greetings of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, reports channel “Russia 24”. The Russian President said that he intends to meet with Abe for further consultations and gave him best wishes.