Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono (R) attend a meeting in Moscow, Russia January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Japan in June, Japan’s foreign minister said on Monday during a trip to Moscow.
Taro Kono, the minister, was speaking ahead of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Raissa Kasolowsky