We are talking about the sanctions that were imposed against Moscow in 2014 after the annexation of the Crimea by Russia
Thursday, 15 December, Japan announced the easing of the visa regime with Russia.
As writes the edition, such decision was made during the talks of President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The easing of the visa regime with Japan actually “softens sanctions” that were imposed against Moscow in 2014 after the annexation of the Crimea by Russia.
It is also reported that the changes will affect long-term visas, the validity of which may be increased from three to five years, which will allow Russian citizens to repeatedly enter Japan.
The intention of Abe to ease visa regime is connected, including, with his desire to conclude a peace Treaty with Putin, said the Asahi . It is also associated with economic cooperation, the plan of which the Prime Minister of Japan presented to the President in may of this year.
Earlier it was reported that support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine, Japan will extend sanctions against Russia over the conflict in the East, caused by the Russian aggression.
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