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Japan, US agree Tokyo will pay $13.6 bln over 5 years for hosting US military

Japan and the United States have agreed Tokyo will pay about 1.55 trillion yen ($13.64 billion) over a five-year period starting April next year for hosting US military troops, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The average amount per year is about 211 billion yen, or roughly 10 billion yen more than what Japan is paying in the current fiscal year that runs through March, NHK said.

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