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Japan to add 140 individuals to Russian sanction list – PM Kishida – Metro US

Japan to add 140 individuals to Russian sanction list – PM Kishida

Japanese PM Kishida delivers a speech at the Guildhall in
Japanese PM Kishida delivers a speech at the Guildhall in London

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Thursday that 140 individuals would be added to a Russian asset freeze list while an export ban will be expanded to Russian military firms.

Kishida, speaking in London via a translator after a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, added that now was the time for the Group of Seven leading nations to solidify its unity.

(Reporting by William James and Farouq Suleiman; writing by Kate Holton, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)

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