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Sasae Warns Of Economic, Geopolitical Costs Of Failure To Pass TPP

May 6, 2016 at 9:34 AM
Japanese Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae on May 6 warned that failure on the part of Congress to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership would undermine U.S. economic and geopolitical influence in the Asia-Pacific while setting back U.S.-Japan relations. “Now the big question is whether it will get through the United States Congress,” Sasae said at Sasakawa USA’s Third Annual Security Forum. “Or, the question can be phrased as ‘how will the United States continue to be the leader of...


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