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The US and Japan agreed to impose new sanctions against Russia

Nov 17, 2023

US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met in San Francisco yesterday, November 16. During the meeting, the heads of state agreed to strengthen sanctions against Russia.

This is reported with reference to the press service of the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

"Regarding Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, the two leaders concurred on continuing severe sanctions against Russia and robust support for Ukraine," the press service of the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.

During the conversation, Kishida also said that he highly appreciated Biden's leadership and the US diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful settlement in Israel. The two leaders condemned the terrorist attacks by Hamas militants and agreed to continue close cooperation to improve the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.

Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 17/11/2023

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