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Japan PM cancels trip to India

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has cancelled plans to visit India and the Philippine­s during his country’s extended holiday starting in late April amid a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases, a senior government spokesman said yesterday.

Japan’s government is considerin­g a state of emergency for Tokyo and several other prefecture­s, while Indian data showed on Wednesday.

Asked about media reports that Suga’s trip to the two countries has been cancelled, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu

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