Dispatch MSDF in the Middle East [protect Japanese ship] 's first step
[Claim] dispatch MSDF in the Middle East [protect Japanese ship] 's first step
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Government was approved by the Cabinet in the Middle East dispatch of Maritime Self-Defense Force. Taro Kono Defense Minister ordered the dispatch preparation to the Self-Defense Forces.
Based on the deterioration of the situation in the Middle East, destroyers and patrol aircraft to perform the information collection for the safety of Japan relation ship. The event of unforeseen circumstances, and issued a maritime security action to protect the Japan relation ship.
Japan is dependent on the about percentage of crude oil imports in the Middle East. Dispatch is a first step, such as the Japanese themselves protect effort for Japan tanker, want to evaluate. [Country of the ship protect the country] is given it a matter of course.
Since the Persian Gulf dispatch for the fiscal year of minesweeper, there is overseas dispatch of many of the Self-Defense Forces.