The Japanese foreign Ministry refused to comment on details of the detention of the journalist

the Japanese foreign Ministry knows about the arrest in Russia of a Japanese journalist, but refrained from divulging details on this issue.

As stated in the Japanese foreign Ministry, they know that in December the police detained the journalist of the Agency “Kyodo”. However, from the disclosure representative of the foreign Ministry refused, reports RIA Novosti.

on Monday, the Russian foreign Ministry announced that a citizen of Japan, arrived in Russia on a journalistic visa, was arrested while trying to obtain secret documents about the Russian military potential. Japanese diplomats were protested and handed a note in connection with this incident.