• Kyodo


Japan and the United States have broadly agreed to extend the current deal covering Tokyo's costs for hosting American troops for another year, Japanese government sources said Wednesday.

Under the preliminary agreement, Japan will shoulder roughly ¥200 billion in fiscal 2021 for host nation support, around the same level as last year, the sources said. A formal accord is expected to be reached soon.

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