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Japan’s defense budget for fiscal 2021 will be around ¥5.34 trillion ($51.5 billion), a record high for the seventh straight year, government sources said Wednesday.

The government plans to make Japan’s entire initial budget for the year starting in April in the upper ¥106 trillion range, far exceeding the previous record of ¥102.66 trillion set in fiscal 2020, according to the sources.

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