The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine declared support for Japan’s position regarding its Northern territories, APA reports citing Censor.Net.
287 parliamentarians voted for the adoption of the relevant resolution.
In the resolution "On the appeal of the VR to the international community regarding the Northern Territories of Japan", the Council declares its support for Japan's position regarding its Northern Territories.
The Parliament calls on the international community to continue taking all possible measures for the contractual and legal status of Japan's Northern Territories.
In addition, the Verkhovna Rada appeals to the United Nations, the European Parliament, the Parliamentary Assemblies of the Council of Europe, NATO, the OSCE, GUAM, and the national parliaments of foreign countries for consistent support and appropriate actions regarding the settlement of the status of Japan's Northern Territories.
The resolution enters into force from the day of its adoption.