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Japan and the United States plan to begin detailed talks on setting up a framework for keeping close contact over rear-area logistic support for the expected U.S.-led military operations against terrorism, sources from the two governments said Friday.

Both countries are expected to discuss the possibility of Japan dispatching Self-Defense Forces personnel as liaison officers to a frontline U.S. military headquarters expected to be set up in the Middle East, they said.

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