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Editorial: Japan-India nuclear pact should strictly comply with nonnuclear rules

(Nikkei: December 13, 2015 – p. 2)    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and agreed in principle that the two nations would conclude a nuclear energy agreement. India plans to substantially increase the number of its nuclear energy plants and has strong expectations for Japan’s nuclear technology. If a pact can be concluded between….Read more

  • 2015-12-14 15:00:00
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Gist of Japan-India joint statement “Vision 2025”

(Asahi: December 13, 2015 – p. 2)    Following is the gist of the joint statement “Japan-India Vision 2025,” issued on Dec. 12:    Vision for deep, broad-based, and action-oriented partnership   · Japan and India uphold the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity; peaceful settlement of disputes; democracy, human rights, and the rule of law; open global trade regime;….Read more

  • 2015-12-14 15:00:00
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Joint maritime drills involving U.S., Japan, India begin

(Mainichi: October 15, 2015 – p. 8)    By Jun Kaneko    The joint naval exercise “Malabar” between the U.S. and Indian navies began on Oct. 14 off Chennai in the south of India. Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force will participate. This is the fourth time for Japan for Japan to participate in the exercise following the exercise conducted last year….Read more

  • 2015-10-15 15:00:00
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Japan, Sri Lanka prime ministers agree to cooperate on maritime security

(Yomiuri: October 7, 2015 – p. 4)    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence on Oct. 6. The two leaders agreed on the importance of “freedom of passage in international waters,” with China’s increasing influence in the Indian Ocean in mind. Japan will assist in Sri Lanka’s efforts….Read more

  • 2015-10-07 15:00:00
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S. Korea, France, India to join SDF’s fleet review event for the first time

(Nikkei: September 8, 2015 – p. 4)    South Korea, France and India will send their first naval fleets to a fleet review ceremony hosted by the Self-Defense Forces, the Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) announced on September 7.    The event will be held in Sagami Bay on October 18. It will be also joined by fleets from the U.S.….Read more

  • 2015-09-08 15:00:00
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Abe plays up Japan-India cooperation in international seminar

(Sankei: September 4, 2015 – p. 8)    By Tomoo Iwata    NEW DELHI – An international seminar on cooperation between Hinduism and Buddhism for avoiding conflicts hosted by an Indian think tank started on Sept. 3 in New Delhi. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emphasized the “rule of law” in a video message for the opening ceremony of the seminar.….Read more

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Japan to increase defense attachés in India to three this month

(Sankei: July 6, 2015 – p. 1)    Japan will increase the number of defense attachés in India to three within the month in an effort to strengthen its security ties with the Asian country and boost exports of defense equipment, a source close to the government revealed on July 5.    India will become the fifth country where Japan….Read more

  • 2015-07-06 15:00:00
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Japan recognizes Nepalese as refugees for first time

(Nikkei: April 25, 2015 – p. 39)    The Japan Lawyers Network for Refugees (JLNR) disclosed on April 24 that a Nepali couple have been recognized as refugees. The couple, who live in Toyokawa City in Aichi Prefecture, had applied for refugee status on account of political persecution. According to the JLNR, the number of Nepalese seeking refuge in Japan….Read more

  • 2015-04-28 15:00:00
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Gov’t mulls dispatching SDF to Nepal on rescue mission

(Akahata: April 28, 2015 p. 2)    Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga revealed in press conference held on April 27 that the government is considering dispatching an SDF rescue unit to earthquake-devastated Nepal. Suga said, “Two SDF members as the advance team were sent as part of the Japan Disaster Relief Team/Rescue Team,” expressing a plan to make the final….Read more

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Emergency supplies to be shipped to Nepal

(Akahata: April 28, 2015 – p.2)    The government announced on April 26 that it will provide quake-devastated Nepal with emergency supplies such as tents and blankets that are worth 25 million yen through the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

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