Japan will add 140 people to the Russian sanctions list: PM Kishida

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Thursday said 140 people would be added to a Russian asset freeze list while an export ban would be extended to Russian military firms.

UNITED KINGDOM, JAPAN LEADERS MEET SECURITY, RUSSIA ON THE AGENDA

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets the media as he departs following his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, at 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets the media as he departs following his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, at 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday 5 May 2022.
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Kishida, speaking in London via a translator after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnsonhe added that now was the time for the leading Group of Seven to consolidate its unity.