26 Jun 2020 13:06

Peskov on Japan protesting against geological prospecting off Kuril Islands: Russia entitled to any types of surveys on its territory

MOSCOW. June 26 (Interfax) - Russia has the sovereign right to carry out geological prospecting off the Kuril Islands, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in connection with the protest expressed by the Japanese government.

"Russia has the absolutely sovereign right to carry out any kind of survey on its territory," Peskov told journalists on Friday.