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Japan Sends TPP, Related Bills To Diet; Expects Approval By June 1

March 10, 2016 at 6:53 AM
Corrected: The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on March 8 sent the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement and a related bill to the Japanese Diet and expects to get approval before the Diet wraps up its session on June 1, although it is hoping for action as early as late April, according to the country's deputy chief negotiator for TPP. Speaking at a March 9 event in Washington organized by the Asia Society, Hiroshi Oe said the Japanese government would...

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