© . Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a press conference at the Prime Minister’s official residence on February 25, 2022, Tokyo, Japan. Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Pool via REUTERS TOKYO () – Japan will work closely with the advanced economies of the G7 to prevent Russia from deducting loans from the International Monetary Fund and other international lenders, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday. In a press conference, Kishida also said he will expand the scope of the asset freeze against Russian elites and ban imports of certain products from Russia. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data on this website is not necessarily real-time or accurate. All CFDs (Stocks, Indices, Futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and therefore prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price meaning prices are indicative and not suitable for trading purposes . Therefore, Fusion Media does not bear any responsibility for any trading losses that you may incur as a result of using this data. Fusion Media or anyone associated with Fusion Media assumes no liability for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on any information, including data, quotes, charts, and buy/sell signals on this website. Be fully informed about the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest forms of investment possible.