In light of next year marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty, Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said Thursday it’s time the overall defense alliance is reviewed.
While stressing how the alliance is still a significant cornerstone in Japan’s foreign policy, Hatoyama said his administration plans to promote a “multilayered development” of the alliance in the medium to long term.
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