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Japan, U.K., Italy Discuss Joint Organization to Develop Next-generation Fighter Jet
13:10 JST, November 2, 2023
Japan, Britain and Italy held talks Tuesday in Rome regarding the establishment of a joint organization to develop a next-generation fighter jet, the Defense Ministry said.
The three countries reportedly aim to ink a formal agreement by year-end.
Attendees included British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps, Italian Defense Minister Guido Crosetto and Yoshiaki Wada, a special adviser to Defense Minister Minoru Kihara, who was attending a Diet deliberation.
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