Japan says Russia should be held accountable for atrocities-Japan official quoting foreign minister

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi told his Ukrainian counterpart on Friday Russian atrocities in Ukraine were totally unacceptable and Moscow should be held accountable for its action, a Japanese government official told a media briefing. Hayashi held talks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the sidelines of a Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting in Germany. Russia has denied carrying out abuses in what it calls its “special military operation” in Ukraine. (Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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