The Japanese government has adopted new sanctions on Russia in protest against its recent agreement to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus.
Japan has expressed its strong dissatisfaction and concern over the agreement, which it says violates international law and threatens regional security.
The sanctions involve freezing the assets of certain Russian individuals and entities, including several close to President Vladimir Putin.
The Japanese government has also declared its opposition to any potential nuclear weapons deployment in Belarus that violates international standards.
Furthermore, the Japanese government has called on Russia to refrain from taking such provocative actions and to abide by international legal norms and the commitments it has made in the past.