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New Komeito leader Takenori Kanzaki, who has been noncommittal about plans to dispatch noncombat troops to Iraq, indicated Wednesday that sending an advance Ground Self-Defense Force team there is acceptable.

“More important than the advance team is the issue of whether to send the core unit over,” Kanzaki said at a New Komeito event in Kitakyushu.

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