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Japan Provides Ammunition for UN Mission in Sudan

Japan has provided a shipment of ammunition to a United Nations peacekeeping mission in troubled South Sudan, making it the first time since WWII that Tokyo has given arms to a foreign military. Responding to requests by the U.N., Japan said it gave 10,000 bullets late Monday to the South Korean military, which is part of an international force dealing with violence that threatens to return South Sudan to civil war. Japan has a pacifist constitution and is subject to a self-imposed ban...

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