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Ukraine war

Japan to impose sanctions on Russia and restrict chip exports

Ukraine invasion raises concerns over 'not only Europe but also Asia'

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence on Feb. 25.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan will impose additional sanctions on Russia, including restrictions on chip exports, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Friday.

"The Ukraine invasion by Russia is a serious issue affecting international order that includes not only Europe but also Asia," Kishida told reporters in a news conference.

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