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Japan and U.K. set to agree on defense exercises pact

Eased rules to pave way for more frequent joint military drills

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, left, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Brussels in March.   © Reuters

LONDON -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and British counterpart Boris Johnson are set to agree in principle on a bilateral defense pact designed to facilitate joint military exercises.

The agreement will be reached when the two leaders meet for a summit Thursday, the U.K. prime minister's office said.

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