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September 28, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu outlined draft legislation Thursday for a U.N. Peace Cooperation Corps that, if approved by Parliament, could provide a structure for sending Japanese military personnel to the Persian Gulf or to other international trouble spots. The measure provides that any troops used in this way would remove their military uniforms and assume noncombat duties under civilian control. They probably would not carry guns.
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September 28, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu outlined draft legislation Thursday for a U.N. Peace Cooperation Corps that, if approved by Parliament, could provide a structure for sending Japanese military personnel to the Persian Gulf or to other international trouble spots. The measure provides that any troops used in this way would remove their military uniforms and assume noncombat duties under civilian control. They probably would not carry guns.
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September 13, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angry House members overwhelmingly approved an amendment Wednesday aimed at pressuring Japan to share more of the financial burden of deploying U.S. troops in the Middle East, where Japan gets the majority of its oil. The measure, attached to a $283-billion military programs bill, would require the removal of 5,000 U.S. troops per year from Japan if the Japanese failed to pay all costs of stationing U.S. forces in that nation. Rep. David E. Bonior (D-Mich.
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September 13, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angry House members overwhelmingly approved an amendment Wednesday aimed at pressuring Japan to share more of the financial burden of deploying U.S. troops in the Middle East, where Japan gets the majority of its oil. The measure, attached to a $283-billion military programs bill, would require the removal of 5,000 U.S. troops per year from Japan if the Japanese failed to pay all costs of stationing U.S. forces in that nation. Rep. David E. Bonior (D-Mich.
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