Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: KyodoJapanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: Kyodo

Pressure mounts on Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama, who drank 10 glasses of cognac before suggesting war with Russia over disputed islands

  • The lawmaker made his remarks in May, during a visit to one of four Russian-held islands off Hokkaido
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticised the comments but dodged a question about whether Mauryama should quit

Topic |   Japan
Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: KyodoJapanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese lawmaker Hodaka Maruyama. Photo: Kyodo
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