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Japan extends sanctions against Russian companies and individuals

1 March, 2024 Friday
11:45

On Friday, March 1, Japan expands sanctions against Russia and adds 12 individuals and 29 Russian companies to the sanctions list.

The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported this, Bloomberg writes.

“We decided on the latest sanctions in cooperation with the G-7 from the perspective of what would be effective in achieving a just and lasting peace in Ukraine,” Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshimasa Hayashi said.

It is noted that Japan has applied export sanctions to 29 Russian organizations. They also apply to 12 individuals, including the son of the former governor of Krasnoyarsk, Artem Uss, who fled from house arrest in Italy. Among the restricted entities are the Kalashnikov and Almaz-Antey conglomerates, Tinkoff Bank, and the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC).

  • On Monday, February 19, a Ukrainian delegation led by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal met with Japanese officials in Tokyo, resulting in the signing of 56 cooperation agreements.



 
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