Japan's Mitsui to invest in Russia's Ros Agro, R-Pharm

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co is set to acquire equity stakes in Russian agriculture firm Ros Agro and Moscow drugmaker R-Pharm as Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Japan this week, Nikkei business daily said on Thursday.

The report comes after Russian officials on Tuesday cautioned against expecting a breakthrough in Moscow’s territorial dispute with Tokyo when Putin visits, and proposed focusing instead on commercial deals.

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