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Pence says 'Economic Dialogue' may lead to Japan FTA negotiations

April 18, 2017
The U.S.-Japan Economic Dialogue may produce work that eventually leads to the negotiation of a bilateral free trade deal between the two countries, Vice President Mike Pence said in Tokyo today alongside Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso following the first meeting of the economic dialogue. Pence said the Trans-Pacific Partnership “is a thing of the past for the United States,” and added that abandoning the regional deal “will be our policy going forward.” Asked about the prospects for a...

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