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Ishiba mentions revision of U.S.-Japan Security Treaty 

  • May 7, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p.4
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Saturday morning’s Nikkei reported from Washington on a speech on Thursday by visiting Minister for Regional Revitalization Ishiba, who called for constitutional revision to expand the scope of collective self-defense by the SDF with the goal of further reinforcing the U.S.-Japan alliance. Ishiba also referred to a possible revision of the bilateral security treaty to update the existing division of labor between the SDF and the U.S. military.    

 

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