UNSC’s role is to maintain peace and security in the international community, yet China and Russia vetoed its resolution to strengthen sanctions on North Korea.
The global energy crisis will lead to blackouts in Japan unless leadership steps in to ensure a safe, stable domestic power supply.
The Japanese PM and British PM Boris Johnson agreed at his last stop that “security in the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific regions is indivisible.”
The two leaders condemned the Russian invasion and need for strong sanctions, while the Pope and Kishida repeated their aim of a world without nuclear weapons.
Choosing the option of surrender over nuclear war is dubious. Such a weak attitude is exactly what a country flashing its nuclear card would want.
Japan’s power supply will be stressed when the reserve power capacity ratio drops below the 3% safety margin in the coldest months of January and February.
Polish Ambassador to Japan Paweł Milewski: “Russia is a terrorist state. Putin is a war criminal,’ explaining why on April 12.
In our podcast, Andrii Gurenko, Ukrainian international relations expert, says the behavior of democratic countries towards Russia will be crucial.
China’s Zhang Jun heard how “children were killed, women were raped,” but still voted not to expel Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
“This is a crucial moment to end [Russia’s] outrageous aggression and protect the peaceful order.” ー Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
Acquiring energy is a pressing matter for Japan. The public, if given truthful information about nuclear power, will start supporting it.
China is thought to have about 1,000 nuclear weapons. We need thorough discussions with no taboos to prevent today’s Ukraine from becoming tomorrow’s Japan.