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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel: Welcoming Prime Minister Kishida's Action on Sanctions
February 23, 2022

We appreciate and welcome Prime Minister Kishida’s decisive action today in announcing Japan’s sanctions on Russia in collaboration with the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. Our allies and partners are speaking with one voice about our shared goals. The swiftness and scope of the internationally coordinated response is precedent setting and profound.