Japan urges Moscow to release Alexei Navalny and protesters

National Jan 27, 2021

Japan urges Moscow to release Alexei Navalny and protesters

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi urged Moscow on Tuesday to release Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and peaceful protestors from detention, joining the United States and the European Union in expressing concerns over the crackdown. "The Japanese government is closely watching (the situation) with concern. We ...

National / Politics May 4, 2016

Abe, Michel agree to set up counterterrorism talks

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Tuesday agreed to set up bilateral dialogue to counter terrorism later this year. Abe told his Belgian counterpart that counterterrorism will be high on the agenda at the Group of Seven summit Japan will ...