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A proposed 15 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels may be acceptable as Japan’s medium-term target for 2020, environment minister Tetsuo Saito indicated Tuesday.

“The 15 percent cut may be one of the options,” Saito said at a regular news conference, departing from his previous stance of seeking a reduction in principle of 25 percent.

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