Britain and Japan stand “side by side” on support for freedom in Hong Kong and other major issues, Britain Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said after a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Motegi Toshimitsu on Wednesday.

Iran Press/Europe:  “Japan is a close friend of the UK and our key security partner in Asia,” Raab said in a statement, reported by Reuters.

“Whether it’s our collective response to COVID-19, cybersecurity, climate change, or support for freedom in Hong Kong – the UK and Japan stand side by side, and I look forward to an even closer partnership in future.”


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