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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe urges Asia military restraint

23 January 2014 Last updated at 05:17 GMT

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos that "military expansion" must be restrained in Asia.

"The dividend of growth in Asia must not be wasted on military expansion," Mr Abe said.

Linda Yueh reports.