Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is not prepared to take separate decisions.
In the Kremlin did not support the automatic transfer of the Kuril Islands to Japan under the Treaty of 1956, but I want to make Tokyo the peace Treaty. After world war II relations between Russia and Japan is poor. The stumbling block are the Kuril Islands. In 2016, the parties approached the differences, but at the last moment things got complicated. Moscow wanted to give Tokyo the Islands of Habomai and Chitosan in exchange for a peace agreement. However, the General Secretary of the national security of Japan stated that there can build US military bases. After this statement, Russia ceased discussions on this topic, by taking a stand.
The leader of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the foreign Ministry to facilitate the conclusion of peace. Sands is convinced, on the Kuril Islands need to find a way out of a difficult situation, not oppressive to the interests of any one of the participants in the negotiations.