April 30, 2020
Japan and Russia promote cooperation on countermeasures against COVID-19.
Mr. Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, who is also the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Mr. Maksim Gennadyevich Reshetnikov, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation held a videoconference on April 24, 2020 and agreed on continuing cooperation on countermeasures against COVID-19.
- Minister Kajiyama Holds Video Conference with H.E. Mr. Maksim Reshetnikov, Minister of Economic Development of Russia (April 24, 2020)
Both sides welcomed the initiative of the Japan-Russia joint investment framework (*) to support the joint project of manufacturing rapid test kits for COVID-19.