Putin shakes hands with Shinzo Abe during a news conference after the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. File photo/ Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he planned to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week when he attends the Eastern Economic Forum to be held in Vladivostok Sept 4-6.
Abe said he wanted to make progress towards talks over a peace treaty and joint economic activities in the four disputed Russian-held islands off Japan's northern region of Hokkaido.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin will be in Japan for a Group of 20 leaders summit, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
Investors in Africa must beware of burdening countries with “excessive” debt, Japan’s prime minister warned on Friday, an apparent swipe at China whose Belt and Road
Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine’s Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country,
The Sharjah Light Festival 2020 will officially kick off on Feb.5 with a show on the architectural icon, Sharjah City Municipality building, narrating the history of Arab culture and its impact on the past and present.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced in a press statement today that the renaming follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) and International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), has approved Feb.26 as the inaugural day of the 10th edition of the annual Pink Caravan Ride (PCR).