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Japan's top uniformed officer to attend 1st NATO military chiefs meeting

Tokyo ramps up engagement with alliance along with Asia-Pacific partners

NATO headquarters in Brussels. Japan is the only country in the the Group of Seven advanced industrialized nations to not also be a member of the alliance.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- The highest-ranking uniformed officer in Japan's Self-Defense Forces will attend a NATO Military Chiefs of Defense meeting for the first time Thursday, according to the Ministry of Defense, as Tokyo seeks to reach a shared understanding with the alliance on the Asia-Pacific security environment.

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