In Tokyo monitoring the situation in Russia detained a Japanese schooner

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The Japanese foreign Ministry is monitoring the situation around the detained on the eve of the Russian frontier guards of the Japanese schooner, at a press conference on Friday, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan, Taro Kono.

On the eve it became known that a small Japanese schooner «Nikko Maru» (a displacement of 19 tons), engaged in the fishery of cod, was detained by Russian border guards and escorted to the port of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. According to the Japanese Ministry of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, the reason for the investigation was a possible discrepancy between the amount of fish caught and records in-flight magazine.

«We know that there is a suspicion of discrepancy records in-flight magazine, and is now under investigation. We continue to investigate the true state of Affairs and take necessary measures,» — said the Minister.

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