Japan’s  Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: Reuters

Japan agrees to pay US$9.33 billion for upkeep of US forces over five years to 2026

  • The US and Japan are long-term allies and have deepened their cooperation in recent years through the Quad grouping in the face of China’s rising power
  • Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said Japan and the US have been negotiating to strengthen the Japan-US alliance’s deterrence and response capability

Topic |   United States
Japan’s  Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: Reuters
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