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Japan's Amari Says U.S. Lacked Persistence In Maui, Frets About TPP Drift

August 12, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Akira Amari, Japan's minister in charge of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, said Tuesday (Aug. 11) that the United States failed to show persistence to conclude the deal at the last ministerial meeting in Hawaii and expressed fear that the talks could drift without any clear timeframe for wrapping up. “Every TPP country wondered why the U.S. was quick to give up the conclusion without its usual relentless persistence,” Amari wrote in a blog post published on his official Diet...

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