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Japan PM to visit Southeast Asia, Europe amid Ukraine crisis

  • April 26, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 4:09 p.m.
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TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida plans to tour Southeast Asia and Europe over a holiday week starting Friday, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara said Tuesday.

 

The premier will visit Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Italy and Britain over the eight-day period through May 6 for talks with their leaders, Kihara told a parliamentary meeting.

 

Kishida is expected to exchange views with the leaders regarding Russia’s war in Ukraine.

 

The war, which started when Russia launched an invasion on Feb. 24, has created a humanitarian crisis. Ukraine has been asking for global support, including more armaments to help repel Russian forces.

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