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Kazakstan Ambassador to Japan Tleukhan Kabdrakhmanov submitted to Japan on Friday a list of the names of 2,585 Japanese people who were detained in Kazakstan after World War II, health ministry officials said.

It is the second time Kazakstan has handed over such a list to Japan since 1994, the officials said. Kabdrakhmanov gave the list to Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Chikara Sakaguchi during a visit to the ministry.

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