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A group of Japan Airlines Corp. retirees asked transport minister Seiji Maehara on Wednesday to provide a better explanation of the government’s plan to cut JAL’s pension benefits and urged that the issue be resolved via discussions and not through a special law.

“We have been asking to resolve this issue through discussion,” but opportunities have not been provided, said Tsutomu Watanabe, a representative of the JAL retiree group that was formed to study possible revisions to JAL’s pension program.

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