In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP
In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP
Shinzo Abe

Mission accomplished? Japan is pulling its troops out of South Sudan but few believe Shinzo Abe’s explanation

The decision to pull out of South Sudan contrasts with China’s ongoing commitment to the UN mission

Topic |   Shinzo Abe
In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP
In this November 21, 2016 file photo, members of the Japan Self-Defence Forces arrive as peacekeepers in South Sudan. Photo: AP
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