Japan could not convince Russia that the Islands of American missile defense systems Aegis Ashore will serve as the only protection. This was stated by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.
the Theme of strengthening the Japan-us Alliance and the development of anti-missile system have become one of the main Ryabkov at a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Takeo Mori, writes TASS.
Besides, the diplomats discussed the situation in Iran. Tokyo is making efforts to become a mediator between Washington and Tehran. This is very useful, said Ryabkov.
In conclusion, the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry urged not to “weld” political points on the Ukrainian disaster Boeing 737 in Tehran. First, we need to wait for the conclusions of experts and not to make loud statements, the diplomat added.