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Japan treading carefully in showing solidarity with Ukraine

Japan has pledged part of its liquefied natural gas imports to Europe from March, if its own domestic demand can be met. PHOTO: REUTERS
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TOKYO - In a show of solidarity with Kyiv, Japan’s Lower House has adopted a resolution that says Tokyo is “gravely concerned and always with the Ukrainians who hope for the stability of their country and region”. 

But the resolution on Tuesday (Feb 8) skipped a direct mention of Russia, as policymakers carefully weigh their best approach in the worst-case scenario of an invasion of Ukraine. 

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