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Japan will not pursue ability to wage 'full-scale war,' Kishida says

PM vows to stay within constitutional limits on strike option for missile bases

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the lower house budget committee. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai)

TOKYO -- Japan does not seek the power to destroy an enemy nation, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told the parliament on Wednesday, stressing that a proposed capacity to attack missile bases would not go beyond the limits of the country's pacifist constitution.

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