According to the Kyodo agency, as a specific sanction, those present proposed a ban on the import of natural gas from Russia. Opinions were also expressed that it is necessary to start working on this issue with representatives of business circles.
At the same time, representatives of the Japanese Foreign Ministry during the meeting limited themselves to commenting on the "intention to work closely with the United States" on the issue of restrictive measures.
The day before, we recall, Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky called on foreign intelligence to go on the offensive, because, according to him, the country allegedly faces real threats to its territorial integrity.
Russia has repeatedly rejected rumors about an allegedly planned invasion of Ukraine from its side.