• Kyodo


Japan, the United States, Australia and India are seeking to underscore respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all nations amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine when their leaders meet and issue a joint statement later this month, sources close to the matter said Friday.

The summit of “the Quad” leaders, the second in-person meeting of its kind, will take place in Tokyo on May 24 at a time when cohesion among the four major democracies is being tested by Moscow’s aggression, as India historically has close ties with Russia and stood out by not explicitly condemning its war.

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