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USTR: U.S., Japan to hold next round of ministerial talks next month

August 10, 2018 at 5:43 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi ended two days of bilateral talks with an agreement to continue talks sometime next month. Lighthizer and Motegi met in Washington, DC, on Thursday and Friday , though a statement from USTR offered few details on the discussions. The two sides agreed “to deepen U.S.-Japan cooperation in various international economic issues,” USTR said. “Both sides, through the consultations for two days, had frank discussions on both countries’ interests and...

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