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Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo
Tokyo, Oct. 15 Kyodo - Japan plans to send around 10 Self-Defence Forces medical officers and nurses to Afghanistan by the end of this year to provide medical training as part of Japan's support for reconstruction efforts in the war-torn country, Defence Ministry and SDF sources said Thursday.
The United States, which is engaged in fighting the Taleban, has called for its allies to provide more physical support and Tokyo has determined "it is necessary to meet such expectations," according to the sources.
Japan intends to demonstrate its personnel contributions to Afghanistan through the planned …