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Japan imposes sanctions on Russia for 'clear damage' to Ukraine sovereignty

Japan is imposing sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said, terming Moscow's moves an unacceptable violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and international law.

Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (Photo: Bloomberg)
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Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (Photo: Bloomberg)

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Japan is imposing sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday, terming Moscow's moves an unacceptable violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and international law.

Western nations on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on Russian banks and elites after Moscow ordered troops into separatist regions of eastern Ukraine. Japan's sanctions include prohibiting the issuance of Russian bonds in Japan and freezing the assets of certain Russian individuals as well as restricting travel

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 9:26 AM IST

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