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The city of Iga, Mie Prefecture, has announced it will start issuing certificates recognizing same-sex partnerships starting in April, Japan’s third municipal government and the first outside Tokyo to take such a step.

The decision was announced Tuesday at a meeting of the municipal assembly.

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