Japan imposes new sanctions on Russia in protest of the prolongation of the war

Archive - Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida

Archive – Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida – Daniel Karmann/dpa – File

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27 Jan. (EUROPA PRESS) –

Japan announced this Friday the imposition of new sanctions against 36 individuals and 52 organizations linked to Russia for the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops due to the prolongation of the war.

The sanctions include the freezing of assets and the ban on exports of Japanese companies, “in view of the current international situation regarding Ukraine, and in order to contribute to international efforts to achieve international peace aimed at solving the problem,” as indicated by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement.

Deputy Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara has argued that “it is necessary for the international community, including the G7, to come together and respond to the crisis with a decisive resolution” to protect peace and global order.

This announcement takes place after the government of Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has decided to exert more pressure on Russia, since it presides over the G7, made up of the countries that have led the sanctions against Moscow and the aid to kyiv, as reported. the newspaper ‘The Japan Times’.

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