Russia does not negotiate with Japan on the ownership of the Kuril Islands

Russia is discussing with Japan the possibility of concluding a peace Treaty, the territorial belonging of the Kuril Islands is not even considered, is the territory of Russia, said the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev to journalists.

Media representatives in an interview with a Senator in the unified call-center of VGTRK and "Komsomolskaya Pravda" noted that the Far East residents concerned about the amendments to article 67 of the Constitution. In accordance with the text of the Russian Federation ensures the protection of its sovereignty and territorial integrity "action (with the exception of the delimitation, demarcation, redemarcation of the state border of the Russian Federation with contiguous States), aimed at the alienation of the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as calls for such actions are not allowed." Far Eastern residents would like to clarify whether the adoption of the amendment to the alienation of the Kuril Islands in favor of Japan.

According to him, as long as Japan does not recognize the results of the Second world war, the peace Treaty will not work.

Kosachev also stressed that in any case can not be a speech about the possible exclusion of the territory of Russia.