Government Japan confirmed the death of his subject, who, as a volunteer, went to Ukraine fight on the side Kyiv. About it informs REN.TV with reference to the Kyodo agency.
The news about the death of a Japanese citizen first appeared on social networks, later the responsible department began to verify this data.
According to the agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan confirmed that their subject died on November 9, but this information has not yet been officially provided.
Hirokazu Matsuno, Secretary General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan, recalled that the country’s leadership had repeatedly recommended that Japanese citizens refrain from traveling to Ukraine or leave the country immediately.
Former Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu said that in the last two weeks of October, approximately 200 foreign citizens who fought on the side of Kyiv were killed in the combat zone.
Before that, it became known that Simon Lingard, a citizen of Great Britain, died in Ukraine. He became the third Briton who died during the fighting in Ukraine during the entire conflict. The Ukrainian side offered its assistance in delivering the body to the homeland of the soldier.