Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya. Photo: Kyodo

Japan won’t send troops to Middle East as part of US coalition against Iran

  • Last month, two oil tankers were attacked in the Strait of Hormuz, which is a key corridor through which major oil exports flow to the world
  • US President Donald Trump has questioned why the US protects shipping lanes for oil-dependent countries such as China and Japan
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Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya. Photo: Kyodo
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