• Kyodo


Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed Tuesday to enforce "strong" sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and stated their opposition to nuclear threats by Moscow.

During roughly 25-minute phone talks, Kishida and Macron shared the view that Russia's use of force to unilaterally change the status quo clearly violates international law and threatens the global order. They agreed to coordinate closely in their response to the crisis, the Foreign Ministry said.

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