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Japan has decided to review its guidelines on the transfer of defense equipment overseas, government officials said Tuesday, as the country prepared to send supplies from its Self-Defense Forces to conflict-hit Ukraine.

The provision of defense equipment to a country under armed attack is rare for Japan, which is bound by its war-renouncing Constitution. Strict conditions are set for the overseas shipment of defense equipment.

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