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Sochi and Nagato became twin cities
Sochi city administration
Russian and Japanese cities - Sochi city-resort and Nagato city became twin cities, TASS reports. Sochi Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov and Nagato Mayor Kurao Onishi signed the document.
Strengthening relations in touristic, educational, sport and cultural fields intended in the frames of this document.
Japanese guest is sure that this cooperation will flourish and bring great results. Onishi hopes that locals from both cities will develop great friendship.
As we reported earlier, negotiations on establishing twinning between Russian and Japanese cities have started after talks of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the end of 2016.
Honoring the signing the agreement, Russian and Japanese representatives have planted Japanese maple tree sapling in the garden of Russian- Japan friendship.
Note, Nagato is the tenth twin city of the famous Russian city-resort.