• Kyodo


Defense Minister Tomomi Inada has officially confirmed that digital copies of the Ground Self-Defense Force’s daily activity logs from South Sudan last year exist.

The GSDF contingent is part of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in war-torn South Sudan. The Defense Ministry has been under fire since admitting it “found” some of the activity logs from last summer after previously stating they had been “entirely discarded.”

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