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March 27, 2017 11:00 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has repeated his assertion that the government will not implement an immigration policy, reflecting a cautious stance over a controversial issue in Japan.
Conservatives in the country are among the opponents of such a policy.
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