[size=36]Japan approves spending budget for its forces in the Middle East[/size]
The move aims to ensure peace and stability in the Middle East, as well as the safety of ships linked to Japan in the region, according to Reuters.
On Friday, Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono ordered the deployment of one B-3C warship and patrol aircraft in the Middle East.
The Japanese official added that the destroyer will leave the country for the region on the second of February, and its patrols will start later in the month. Ended 29 / AM