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House of Representatives member Kanji Kato on Sunday defended a remark he made earlier this month urging newlyweds to have at least three children.

The 72-year-old politician from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, representing the No. 2 constituency in Nagasaki Prefecture, told the local LDP chapter at a regular meeting that his comment received many supportive responses from across the country.

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