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Japan appeals to world to restrain 'military expansion' in Asia

DAVOS, Switzerland - Japan on Wednesday appealed to the world to restrain "military expansion" in Asia or risk a regional conflict with catastrophic economic consequences.

In a landmark speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued what amounted to an appeal for international support in a potentially explosive dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea.


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