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Suga says plan to deploy MSDF to Middle East unchanged

  • January 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi digital
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Mainichi reported online that Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga said at a press briefing this morning that last month’s cabinet decision to deploy MSDF assets to the Middle East remains in effect. Suga reportedly said: “We will take all possible measures to prepare while closely assessing the situation in the region.” The daily wrote that patrol aircraft are expected to depart Japan on Jan. 11 and the destroyer in early February. 

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