The message on behalf of the ambassador said that this action can be seen as an unfriendly step towards Russia.

“The Nagasaki authorities have also shown disrespect for the positive pages in the history of Russian-Japanese relations, which are largely associated with Nagasaki, which played an important role in the development of bilateral communication in the second half of the 19th century,” the statement says. 

Earlier it was reported that the Japanese oil company Eneos stops buying Russian oil.