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Japan foreign minister says aims to reach broad agreement on UK trade deal Friday – Metro US

Japan foreign minister says aims to reach broad agreement on UK trade deal Friday

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi delivers his speech at ASEAN’s
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi delivers his speech at ASEAN’s Secretariat in Jakarta

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said he plans to hold talks with British trade minister Liz Truss later on Friday to discuss a post-Brexit bilateral trade deal and hopes to reach a broad agreement.

“I will hold talks with minister Truss this afternoon…I would like to reach a broad agreement today, if possible,” Motegi told a regular news conference.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka)

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