TOKYO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Three officials at Yamaha Motor Co. were arrested on suspicion of exporting small crop-spraying helicopters to China, knowing that they could be used for military purposes, Japanese police said on Friday. Japan has repeatedly expressed concern about China's growing military capabilities, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney agreed this week on the need for Beijing to be more transparent about its buildup. Police believe ...
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