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- Photo: the Presidential Press and Information Office| With Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.|The Kremlin, Moscow|April 29, 2013|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/big/41d45f92bd3ed7dcd75d.jpeg|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/medium/41d45f92bd47e03b0176.jpeg
- Photo: the Presidential Press and Information Office| Meeting with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.|The Kremlin, Moscow|April 29, 2013|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/big/41d45f92c0a6d617884a.jpeg|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/medium/41d45f92c0b02342eecf.jpeg
- Photo: the Presidential Press and Information Office| Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.|The Kremlin, Moscow|April 29, 2013|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/big/41d45f92c5a15f1cd7b9.jpeg|http://eng.news.kremlin.ru/media/events/photos/medium/41d45f92c5aa3c9be20d.jpeg
Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed current bilateral cooperation matters and the main issues on the international agenda.
A joint declaration by the Russian President and the Japanese Prime Minister on developing the Russian-Japanese partnership was adopted.
Mr Putin and Mr Abe oversaw the signing of an intergovernmental agreement on establishing and running cultural centres, and a number of cooperation agreements in the transport and energy sectors, on exchanging financial intelligence information on money laundering and financing terrorism, and on establishing a Russian-Japanese investment platform. Also signed were documents on financing investment projects in Russia and insuring export loans and investments, a memorandum of understanding between Rosneft Oil Company and Mitsui & Co Ltd, and a memorandum of cooperation between the Amur Region government and Hokkaido Bank.
A number of bilateral documents were also signed on the sidelines of the official talks.
Mr Putin and Mr Abe made press statements and answered journalists’ questions following their talks.