Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
Diplomacy

Japan’s foreign minister wants US$68 million Gulfstream jet to compete with China’s diplomatic clout

Foreign minister and his staff travel on commercial flights, while the prime minister and members of the imperial family use government aircraft for overseas trips

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Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
Japan's foreign minister Taro Kano said he would not mind a small or used aircraft, and suggested Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G650ER due to its long range without needing to refuel despite its small passenger capacity. Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
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