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Abe Lieutenant Pours Cold Water on U.S.-Japan Trade Deal

  • Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga says U.S should return to TPP
  • Suga expects Abe to stand for re-election as party chief
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One of Japan’s top policy makers indicated the government will continue to resist U.S. efforts to create a bilateral free trade agreement between the two nations.

"Japan is not going to do anything with any country that harms the national interest," said Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga. "With FTA negotiations too, we’ll handle them in that way."