Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses a news conference after his meeting Tuesday with Italy’s prime minister in Rome’s Palazzo Chigi. Photo: AFP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses a news conference after his meeting Tuesday with Italy’s prime minister in Rome’s Palazzo Chigi. Photo: AFP
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Britain and Japan to sign major defence pact as UK expands focus on Indo-Pacific

  • Reciprocal access agreement would make it easier for the two nations to engage in military exercises, deploy troops
  • Britain seeking to build its influence in Indo-Pacific region as a check on China’s ambitions

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses a news conference after his meeting Tuesday with Italy’s prime minister in Rome’s Palazzo Chigi. Photo: AFP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses a news conference after his meeting Tuesday with Italy’s prime minister in Rome’s Palazzo Chigi. Photo: AFP
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