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The Japan Coast Guard released its annual white paper Tuesday featuring a more detailed and easy-to-read format, coast guard officials said.

The 2001 white paper explains the agency’s policy measures and provides details on how it deals with crimes by international organizations. The new report also features more photos and illustrations.

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