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A Japanese man in his 50s was detained by Chinese authorities in Shanghai last December possibly over spying allegations, sources familiar with bilateral relations said Thursday.

The Japanese Consulate-General in Shanghai received information in December that the man was detained for an alleged violation of domestic law in China, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said at a news conference in Tokyo.

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