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Japan 'deeply concerned' over Poland blast, Kishida tells G7, NATO meet

Reuters · 11/15/2022 22:16
Japan 'deeply concerned' over Poland blast, Kishida tells G7, NATO meet

- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attended an emergency meeting of G7 advanced economies and NATO member held on Wednesday after of a missile dropped in Poland, Japan's foreign ministry said.

Kishida told the meeting, held in Bali on the sidelines of a G20 summit, that Japan was "very concerned" and watching developments closely, the ministry said in a statement.

"Developments in Ukraine affect the core of international order and are inseparable from security affairs in the Indo-Pacific region," Kishida said.

"At a time like , we would like to strengthen co-ordination and co-operation with G7 and NATO allies," Kishida was quoted as saying at the meeting.


(Reporting by Leika Kihara)

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