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International relations

Japan boosts Global South ties with eye on China and Russia

As G-7 summit approaches, Tokyo aims to take lead in security concerns

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has stressed the importance of strengthening engagement with the Global South. (Photo by Kento Awashima)

TOKYO -- The Japanese government is strengthening relations with countries in the Global South, seeking a common front against Russia and China amid seismic shifts in the international security landscape.

"For the entire international community to cooperate in addressing the multiple issues the world faces, the G-7 will unite and strengthen engagement with the so-called Global South," Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in a major policy speech Monday.

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