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Japanese Troops, Armed With New Mandate, Arrive in South Sudan

A contingent of Japanese troops arrived in South Sudan on Monday to join U.N. peacekeepers, making them the first Japanese troops deployed abroad with a mandate to use force in over 70 years, since the end of World War II.   The 350 soldiers are taking over from a previous contingent of Japanese peacekeepers who served in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, but were not authorized to use force. Under new powers granted by the Japanese government, the soldiers will be...

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