On 25 February, 2023, Prime Minister Kishida, announced further sanctions against Russia.

The new measures will include:

  • Asset Freezes on Russian individuals/entities and suspension of visas to Russian individuals/entities;
  • financial sanctions including asset freezes on financial institutions; and
  • export bans on items that can be used for military purposes, dual-use goods, certain commodities and semiconductors.

Additionally, the Prime Minister mentioned that the Japanese government is considering introducing further sanctions in coordination with other G7 countries and the international society.

The details of the measures have not yet been announced.



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