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Kishida tells troops: Capacity to strike enemy bases is option

PM vows to bolster Japan's defenses in face of China, North Korea threats

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida boards a tank at the Ground Self-Defense Force's Camp Asaka on the edge of Tokyo on Saturday. (Photo by Andrew Sharp)

CAMP ASAKA, Japan -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday vowed to strengthen his nation's defense capabilities, citing threats stemming from North Korea and China.

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