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Japanese peacekeepers arrive in South Sudan with new mandate

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by November 22, 2016 World News

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Japanese peacekeepers, with a broader mandate to use force, landed in South Sudan Monday, the first overseas deployment of the country’s troops with those expanded powers in nearly 70 years.

Dressed in green camouflage uniform, Squad leader Yoshino Tanaka stepped off the plane at the head of the Japanese group. He was greeted and shook hands with Japan’s ambassador to South Sudan, Masahiko Kiya. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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