Jan 17, 2014

South Korean peacekeepers return ammo to Japan via UNMISS

Some 10,000 rifle cartridges supplied by Japan to South Korean peacekeepers in South Sudan last month have been returned via the U.N. Mission in South Sudan, or UNMISS, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. The cartridges were given back to Ground Self-Defense Force troops participating ...

Dec 24, 2013

Abe defends S. Sudan ammo supply

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan’s provision of ammunition to U.N. peacekeeping forces in South Sudan is part of his administration’s “proactive” contribution to world peace.

Dec 23, 2013

Japan to supply ammo to ROK peacekeepers in South Sudan

The government decided Monday to supply ammunition to U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan, paving the way for Japan to provide such supplies to foreign or U.N. military forces for the first time. Japan will provide 10,000 bullets without charge, most likely to South Korean ...