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Japan plans to launch individual talks with France, Australia, Israel and Estonia by next March to boost its ability to fight cybercrime ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a government official said.

Starting the dialogue with the four countries, which possess advanced technology or experience in defending against cyberattacks, reflects Tokyo’s desire to address the threat of terrorism and ensure security in the run-up to hosting the Summer Games, the official said Sunday.

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