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Japan subsidizes Africa $ 16 million to train police and border guards
The Japanese government subsidizes the cost of more than $ 16 million to train police and border guards in Africa to fight terrorism.
This amount is part of the recommended recently by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan measures against attacks by international terrorists.
In January, a group of armed Muslims attacked a complex for the production of natural gas in Algeria that killed the Japanese and other foreign nationals.
The next month in Algeria scheduled to meet Japanese and Algerian officials, which will discuss the issues of security of employees of Japanese companies doing business in the African country.
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that the Foreign Ministry has created a task force to ensure the safety of Japanese companies abroad. He expressed the hope that the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs will address issues such as the revitalization of intelligence collection and analysis of information.