TOKYO, April 24. /ITAR-TASS/. Japan and the United States have reaffirmed the inadmissibility of the use of force in Ukraine for changing the status quo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said after talks with US President Barack Obama on Thursday.
Abe said he and Obama agreed the two allies would not tolerate any attempt to alter the status quo by force or coercion. Abe added that the parties affirmed “the importance of assistance to the Ukrainian side”.
Obama for his part stressed that during the talks the sides held a very substantive dialogue on the situation in Ukraine.