Russia has accused Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of ‘rejecting the peaceful development of Japan’ with his new defence plan. Photo: Reuters
Russia has accused Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of ‘rejecting the peaceful development of Japan’ with his new defence plan. Photo: Reuters
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Russia condemns ‘militarisation’ of Japan under PM Kishida’s defence plan

  • Kishida’s US$320-billion defence plan will make Japan the world’s third-biggest military spender after the US and China
  • Moscow calls it a rejection ‘of the peaceful development of the country … declared by previous generations of politicians’

Russia has accused Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of ‘rejecting the peaceful development of Japan’ with his new defence plan. Photo: Reuters
Russia has accused Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of ‘rejecting the peaceful development of Japan’ with his new defence plan. Photo: Reuters
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