Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (R) with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Photo: Reuters

US troop presence in Japan ‘a problem’ for us, Russia says

  • There are some 54,000 American personnel stationed in Japan as part of a security pact between the two countries
  • Foreign Minister Lavrov said the troops were ‘of course a problem on the road to improving the quality of Russia-Japanese relations’
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Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (R) with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Photo: Reuters
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