Russian political scientist called the condition for the return of the Kuril Islands to Japan: Politics: Russia: Lenta.ru
The new Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, will make the return of part of the Kuril Islands one of his main goals. Such a forecast in the comments of URA.RU gave Professor of the Pacific State University, political scientist Ildus Yarulin.
In his opinion, first Kishida will try to buy the islands, then put pressure on Russia. After that, economic sanctions may come into play, and then the creation of nuclear weapons. However, the only condition under which Russia will return the Kuril Islands to Japan will be, according to the political scientist, defeat in the war.
Yarulin is sure that, first of all, Japan is interested in the strategic importance of the part of the Kuril ridge to which it claims – these are Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai. World Ocean.
The goal of Japan, is a Russian expert, is a member of NATO, the United States, Japan, includes alliances against Russia in the Indo-Pacific region. Thus, the professor concluded, Tokyo wants to regain the islands at any cost and believes that Russia has now weakened after the collapse of the USSR.
Earlier, another Russian political scientist, Yevgeny Satanovsky, Russia was preparing for a third world war because of Japan’s revanchist ambitions. In his opinion, the desire of the Japanese military to deliver preventive strikes against military bases in the DPRK is also addressed to Russia.
Kishida himself, speaking at the lower house of the Japanese parliament, approved that Tokyo is counting on a peace treaty with Russia, based on the progress already made. The militant plans that Russian political scientists are warning about have not yet been disclosed by the Japanese authorities.