Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs proposed G7 to work out a joint approach towards Russia

At the meeting of G7 Foreign Ministers, held in London, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi of Japan said that the countries of the association should work out a “joint approach” with regard to Russia.

It is reported that Mr. Motegi also expressed serious concerns of the Japanese government about the attempts to change the status quo in the East and South China Seas and the human rights situation in Hong Kong and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the PRC.

The day before, on May 4, the head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry said that an agreement had been reached on the observance of denuclearization with regard to the DPRK as a result of the G7 foreign ministers’ talks held in London.

The meeting of G7 foreign ministers is taking place in London from May 3 to 5. The meeting will be attended by representatives of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

In addition to representatives of the G7 countries, participants from India, Australia, South Africa, South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are also invited to the meeting as guests.