"The Cabinet of Ministers of Japan has started to work on the issue of abolishing visas for Ukrainians. And the [Japanese and Ukrainian] parliaments promised to assist in every possible way," he wrote on Facebook on Wednesday, June 14, after his visit to Japan where he met with Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi and Japanese parliamentarians.

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