URGENT: Japan PM raps Russian nuclear plant attack in Ukraine in "strongest terms"

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday condemned Russia's attack of a nuclear power plant in Ukraine "in the strongest possible terms," calling it "totally unacceptable and outrageous." The Russian attack on the Zaporizhzhia plant killed three Ukrainian troops and injured two others, the Ukrainian state nuclear company was quoted as saying by the Associated Press. Kishida also told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy by phone that Japan is arranging to provide bullet-proof vests and other defense items as requested.

Kyodo News

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