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Japan and Ukraine Sign 10-Year Bilateral Security Agreement


During the G7 Summit in Italy on June 13, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida signed a 10-year bilateral security agreement.

“Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and I have just signed a security agreement between Ukraine and Japan. A unique document with one of the world’s most economically and technologically advanced countries,” Zelenskyy said on his Twitter (X) account.

Japan has pledged $4.5 billion in aid to Ukraine over the next decade. This aid will cover various areas including military support, security and defense assistance, humanitarian aid, technical and financial cooperation, as well as joint efforts on the Peace Formula.

Japan also joins the international community in condemning the aggression and calling for accountability. Furthermore, the country will be a partner in Ukraine’s reconstruction efforts, as well as will provide medical treatment for wounded Ukrainian soldiers, and collaborate with Ukraine in intelligence and protection of classified information.

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