Japan to ‘consider’ role to protect Middle East Gulf shipping
Japan’s defence minister Takeshi Iwaya said his country will first focus on diplomatic efforts to ease tensions in the region and Tokyo will ‘consider the US proposal after closely examining its details’
Prime minister Shinzo Abe has said that Japan will ‘play its role’ in reducing tensions between the US and Iran, but has stopped short of defining that role
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