Putin Sees Opening With Japan on World War II Island Dispute

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  • Russia wants ‘compromise’ in decades-long row, president says
  • Putin to discuss islands with Japanese leader Abe on Friday

Putin: Compromise Possible With Japan in Islands Dispute

Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone before talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a territorial dispute that’s prevented the countries from signing a World War II peace treaty.

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