As reported on Monday, August 5, “the Russian
Dialogue” with the link to the portal Japan protested Russia because of firing exercises on the island
Kunashir. This statement was made by the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers
Yoshihide Suga, the Agency Kyodo.

“The build-up of Russian military presence in the Northern territories does not correspond to our position and is unacceptable,”
the Japanese said the Secretary General.

Russian military exercises on the Kuril Islands are
5 to August 10, 2019.

Add on Saturday, August 3, Prime Minister of Russia
Dmitry Medvedev arrived in the Kuril Islands in the framework of the visit to the Far East. The Ministry of foreign Affairs
Japan expressed protest in connection with the visit of Medvedev to the island and said that it
“offends the feelings of the Japanese people and is extremely regrettable.”

The Prime Minister said he was not concerned about the protest in Tokyo
because of his trip to the island of Iturup. “This is our land, is the subject of the Russian
The Federation, the Islands in in Sakhalin region”, — he explained.

Earlier Vladimir Putin is “caught in the trap of” Shinzo
Abe leaving and no Islands, and no American missiles.

It was also reported about the protest of the Russian foreign Ministry to address Japanese colleagues
about the scandal around the Kuril Islands.