Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reviews members of Japan's Self-Defense Force (SDF) at Asaka Base, north of Tokyo, in September 2013. Photo: AP

Japan PM moves closer to winning support for looser limits on military

Shinzo Abe's drive to change Japan's constitutional rules that prevent its military from engaging in combat progress with agreement from coalition partner

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reviews members of Japan's Self-Defense Force (SDF) at Asaka Base, north of Tokyo, in September 2013. Photo: AP
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