The government decided Dec. 23 to supplyto U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan, Japan to provide such supplies to foreign or U.N. military forces for the first time.
Japan will provide 10,000 bul-lets without charge, most likely to South Koreantaking part in the U.N. peacekeeping operation in the African country.
The decision was made in emergency four- and nine-minister meetings of the new National Security Council, officials said. (Kyodo)
The Japan Times ST: January 3, 2014