WASHINGTON (Kyodo) U.S. Senator Sam Brownback warned Japan on Tuesday that it will face economic sanctions if it continues its import ban on U.S. beef.

“The Japanese embargo on U.S. beef has gone on too long, and an amicable agreement must be reached soon or Congress will have no choice but to impose trade sanctions against Japan,” the Kansas Republican said in a statement after meeting with Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Ryozo Kato.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.