` Japan is considering ` Imposing Sanctions’ on ` Russia ‘ over situation in Crimea ‘

#AceFinanceNews The government of Japan is considering imposing sanctions on Russia over the situation in Crimea, Nikkei reported, citing officials.

The sanctions could be similar to those mulled by the US and European countries, it said. Seiji Maehara, former president of the Democratic Party of Japan, and a senior opposition lawmaker urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government to impose sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

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