(Boutcha) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Boutcha, a martyr city near Kyiv that has become a symbol of the atrocities of the Russian occupation, on Tuesday as part of his first visit to Ukraine, AFP journalists noted. .

Mr. Kishida traveled to Boutcha by train in the early afternoon, shortly after arriving in Kyiv by train and before his meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky. His trip to this war-torn country was described as “historic” by Kyiv.