Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) aims to increase his country’s military spending to 2 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) aims to increase his country’s military spending to 2 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters
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Japan defence plans to raise regional tensions

  • With Beijing being portrayed as an aggressor, Tokyo is seeking to boost military spending and develop longer-range missiles despite its pacifist constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) aims to increase his country’s military spending to 2 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) aims to increase his country’s military spending to 2 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters
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