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The Self-Defense Forces will carry out a simulated exercise later this month on the premise that China and Taiwan are engaged in a military clash, a government source said Wednesday.

The Defense Ministry plans to check how SDF personnel should perform new duties allowed under Japan’s security laws in the outbreak of a situation deemed to pose serious threats to Japan’s peace and security.

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