In the evening of the May 17th, the meeting of WKO and KWU leaders took place in Osaka. Parties have exchanged views on the development of Kyokushin in the modern world, and agreed to join efforts for the development and popularisation of Kyokushin in the common interests.
Shihan Yurii Trutnev invited Kenji Midori for a return visit to Moscow. The invitation was kindly accepted.
On May 18th Shihan Trutnev delivered a speech at the Opening Ceremony of the All Japan Fullcontact Karate Championship.