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Japan plans to host a high-level meeting in November for countries eager to establish peace in Afghanistan, government and ruling bloc sources said Saturday.

The plan, which is in the final phase of planning, could lay the groundwork for the Democratic Party of Japan-led government to end the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s refueling mission in the Indian Ocean in January.

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