Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia | Inquirer News

Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia

/ 10:45 AM May 10, 2022
Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida stands next to Japan’s national flag at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan March 3, 2022. REUTERS

TOKYO — Japan announced on Tuesday new sanctions on Russia to freeze the assets of more individuals and ban exports of cutting-edge goods to some Russian groups including scientific research institutions.

It is a series of punitive measures by Tokyo following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which Russia calls a special military operation.

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