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Japan: New sanctions on Russia could be applied within days - Obama01:13

Japan: New sanctions on Russia could be applied within days - Obama

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April 24, 2014 at 07:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Japan: New sanctions on Russia could be applied within days - Obama

US President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as he begins a weeklong trip to Asia. Speaking in the Japanese capital, he accused Russia of failing to abide by the agreements reached in Geneva, and threatened further sanctions on Russia that could be applied within "days."

During his trip to Japan, Obama is set to attend a state dinner, meet with members of the Japanese royal family and visit the Meiji Shrine. He will also visit South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia.

He was speaking Wednesday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Japan: New sanctions on Russia could be applied within days - Obama

US President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as he begins a weeklong trip to Asia. Speaking in the Japanese capital, he accused Russia of failing to abide by the agreements reached in Geneva, and threatened further sanctions on Russia that could be applied within "days."

During his trip to Japan, Obama is set to attend a state dinner, meet with members of the Japanese royal family and visit the Meiji Shrine. He will also visit South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia.

He was speaking Wednesday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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