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Japan considers dispatching SDF near Strait of Hormuz

To avoid irking Iran, Abe to keep mission separate from US-led coalition

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday instructed the National Security Council to study the possibility of dispatching the Self-Defense Forces near the Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East.

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