• Kyodo


Defense Minister Gen Nakatani visited the South Sudan capital Juba on Monday to hold talks with his counterpart, Kuol Manyang Juuk, and to inspect Self-Defense Forces personnel taking part in a U.N. peacekeeping operation.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to raise the SDF’s overseas profile by giving them more such missions.

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