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January 27, 1991 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese government's pledge of an additional $9 billion to support the multinational forces in the Persian Gulf War was an impressive number, but it may be no more than that--just a number. Deeply entrenched pacifist sentiment in the political opposition and among the population at large threatens to either block the appropriation or strip it of real significance by limiting its use to non-military purposes.
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January 27, 1991 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese government's pledge of an additional $9 billion to support the multinational forces in the Persian Gulf War was an impressive number, but it may be no more than that--just a number. Deeply entrenched pacifist sentiment in the political opposition and among the population at large threatens to either block the appropriation or strip it of real significance by limiting its use to non-military purposes.
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September 18, 1987 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone will tell President Reagan in New York on Monday that Japan is prepared to make a financial contribution to lighten the American burden of providing Navy escorts to oil tankers passing though the Persian Gulf, the Foreign Ministry's spokesman said here Thursday.
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September 18, 1987 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone will tell President Reagan in New York on Monday that Japan is prepared to make a financial contribution to lighten the American burden of providing Navy escorts to oil tankers passing though the Persian Gulf, the Foreign Ministry's spokesman said here Thursday.
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