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Obama To Urge Japan To Join Trans-Pacific Partnership

Fri, February 22, 2013 9:00am

Story by John Ydstie

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with President Obama at the White House Friday for discussions that will focus on both security and economic issues. The U.S. is pushing Japan to join a regional trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but Japan wants the U.S. to agree to special conditions first.

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