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Japan and China are organizing talks involving their senior defense officials, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, said Wednesday.

The move indicates efforts are under way to ease tensions over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. The islets are controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing.

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