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Japan to scrap 1% GDP cap on defense spending: Minister Kishi

Chinese incursions in Senkakus require 'radically different' budget approach

Japan must increase defense capabilities at a radically different pace, says Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi. (Photo by Tetsuya Kitayama)

TOKYO -- Japan does not decide its defense budget worrying about its size relative to GDP, Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi told Nikkei in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

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