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Japan on Thursday urged the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to limit the use of their veto power in order to break the deadlock in the debate on reforming the Security Council.

Japanese Ambassador Yu Sato made the plea at the U.N. General Assembly, but the idea was promptly shot down by the United States.

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