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Japan summons Russian envoy after halt to peace treaty talks – Metro US

Japan summons Russian envoy after halt to peace treaty talks

Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Yurievich Galuzin speaks during an
Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Yurievich Galuzin speaks during an interview with Reuters at the embassy in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s vice foreign minister summoned Russia’s ambassador on Tuesday, the foreign ministry said, a day after Moscow’s decision to halt peace treaty talks with Tokyo following sanctions imposed by Japan over Ukraine.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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