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7 October 2001

Kyodo News

TOKYO — The transport ministry and Japanese airlines are finding it difficult to keep pace with the United States in launching immediate measures against possible terrorist attacks, ministry officials said Sunday. The U.S. as well as at least two other countries-Australia and Germany-began placing air marshals aboard planes following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington using hijacked planes, said the officials from the Ministry of Land,... (

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