Fumio Kishida: Japan will not withdraw

2022-06-10 0 By

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told a plenary session of the Lower house of Parliament on Wednesday that Japan will not pull out of the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project due to the situation in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia.The Sakhalin-2 project in Russia produces about 10 million tons of LNG a year, of which about 60 percent goes to Japan, accounting for almost all of Japan’s LNG imports from Russia.Source: CCTV news, the Paper