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Deputy Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Tuesday reacted cautiously to creating a special law to forcibly cut the amount of Japan Airlines Corp.’s corporate pension benefits to rebuild the struggling airline.

“Pensions must be protected in principle,” Kan, who is also state minister for the National Policy Unit, told a news conference.

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