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Japan would never attach strings  or lay down conditions to the beneficiaries in the form of political, ideological or national commitments when she offers foreign aid to any country in any part of the world, says Japanese ambassador Kunio Takahashi in an interview to the daily mirror. “The only objective of Japan’s aid to friendly countries is towards economic, cultural and social development. That is why the Japanese government has given financial assistance to the tune of 1 trillion Yen (over Rs. 1,000 billion) to Sri Lanka since the 1950s. The foreign policy of Japan does not have any hidden agendas,” Mr. Takahashi explained.
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