Japanese envoy: Japan won't lift sanctions against Russia until Ukraine's sovereignty restored

Japanese envoy: Japan won't lift sanctions against Russia until Ukraine's sovereignty restored

Ukrinform
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Ukraine Shigeki Sumi has reiterated that Japan will not lift sanctions against Russia until the sovereignty of Ukraine is restored.

The Ambassador said this today in Mariupol, speaking at the oath ceremony of 172 new patrol police officers.

"Japan will not lift sanctions until Russia completely fulfills the Minsk agreements and until the sovereignty of Ukraine is restored," Sumi said, stressing that Japan also condemns the annexation of the Crimea.

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