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International relations

U.S. and Japan to jointly stockpile munitions, including near Taiwan

Shared use of facilities for contingencies raised at 2-plus-2

Sailors load a AGM-84D Harpoon missile onto a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

NEW YORK -- The U.S. and Japan are discussing stockpiling munitions in each other's defense facilities across Japan, including islands in Taiwan's vicinity, to prepare for contingencies, Nikkei has learned.

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