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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to visit the United Arab Emirates in January to discuss the extension of Japanese firms’ rights in offshore oil fields, a government source said Sunday.

Some oil rights owned by Japanese companies in offshore oil fields near Abu Dhabi are set to expire next March and Tokyo hopes to extend them, as the UAE is the second-largest oil supplier to Japan after Saudi Arabia.

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