Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP
Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP

Japan urges Europe to have stronger military presence in Asia to tackle China

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Topic |   China-EU relations
Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP
Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi says European nations should have a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific. Photo: AP
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