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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, speaks to Hiroshi Imazu, center, Chairman of Research Commission on Security of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and Itsunori Onodera, left, head of LDP panel on security policy, after a proposal on missile defense was submitted to Abe at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Japan's ruling party has urged the government to consider arming itself with more advanced and offensive capability, such as striking enemy targets with cruise missiles, loosening Japan's self-defense-only military posture since the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

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Hiroshi Imazu, second right, Chairman of Research Commission on Security of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) submits a proposal on missile defense to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, flanked by former Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, second left, head of LDP panel, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Japan's ruling party has urged the government to consider arming itself with more advanced and offensive capability, such as striking enemy targets with cruise missiles, loosening Japan's self-defense-only military posture since the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

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Fabio Fognini, of Italy, returns the ball to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, puts ice on his face during his match against Federico Delbonis during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, second left, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, second right, and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada stand together as they pose for photographers at the start of the two-plus-two meeting in Tokyo Monday, March 20, 2017. The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty. (David Mareuil/Pool Photo via AP)

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, second left, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, put hands together with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, second right, and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada during the two-plus-two meeting in Tokyo Monday, March 20, 2017. The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty. (David Mareuil/Pool Photo via AP)

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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, returns a shot to Jack Sock at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jack Sock returns a shot to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, returns a shot to Jack Sock at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Jack Sock returns a shot to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Yoshihito Nishioka, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Yoshihito Nishioka, of Japan, returns a shot to Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Donald Young returns a shot to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, returns a shot to Donald Young at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Donald Young reacts after losing a point to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Gilles Muller, of Luxembourg, returns a shot to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Madison Keys at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Madison Keys returns a shot to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, March 10, 2017. Abe says Japan is ending its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after 5 years, with work finished. (Junko Ozaki/Kyodo News via AP)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 file photo, Uno Shoma of Japan skates his free program to take the silver at the Rostelekom Cup ISU Grand Prix of figure skating event in Moscow, Russia. With the Winter Olympics just a year away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent’s leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018. The eighth Asian Winter Games will open in Sapporo on Sunday, Feb. 19 and run through Feb. 26, with more than 2,000 athletes from 31 countries competing in five sports, 11 disciplines and 64 events. Japan is targeting medals in events including ski jumping, speed skating and figure skating, although Sochi Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu is sitting out the Games. In his place, Japan national champion Uno is among the favorites. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

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