Russia officially notified Japan that it is withdrawing from the bilateral agreement on cooperation to reduce nuclear weapons. This is being discussed Web site Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“On November 21, the Russian Foreign Ministry notified the Japanese side of its intention to terminate the agreement… The agreement will expire six months from the date of notification, that is, on May 21, 2024,” the ministry’s press service said. .
As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explained, the decision to terminate the agreement was taken due to the “clearly anti-Russian policy” of the Japanese government led by Fumio Kishida. Japan was reminded of the sanctions against the Russian Federation, as well as the increasing military activities on Russia’s eastern border.
Takeo Mori, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan in February 2023 stated At a press conference in Washington, he stated that the country was “seriously concerned” by Russia’s threat to use nuclear weapons and that this was “completely unacceptable”.
November 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin It is cancelled Article on ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Previously reportedTokyo is interested in organizing a meeting between the Japanese prime minister and the leader of North Korea.
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