Japan notified United States of America on plans to keep shares in "Sakhalin-II"

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In Washington D.C. passed negotiations of heads of foreign policy and economic departments Japan and United States of America in the 2%2B2 format. Tokyo notified on plans to keep shares in "Sakhalin-II". "We explained to the American side that in this question we plan to keep the status quo. I think that they understood our position" — the Minister of Economics, trades and the industries told Japan Koiti Khagiuda to journalists (the quote on NHK). In his opinion if Tokyo decides to leave the project, the place of the Japanese companies will be occupied by other firms and Russian Federation from it will increase the income. "Sakhalin-II" since 1994 is realized on the basis of the agreement on the section...