URGENT: Japan to work closely with G-7 after U.S. ban on Russian oil: Kishida

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Japan will coordinate closely with other Group of Seven nations after the United States decided to ban Russian oil imports following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday. Stable energy supplies and national security should be weighed in Japan's response, Kishida told reporters, adding that Japan has been in close contact with the United States.

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