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Japan to decide coronavirus measures early next week: Economy Minister

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government is aiming to decide on a package of economic measures in the first half of next week in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Friday.

“Work for reaching a decision in the first half of next week is progressing,” Nishimura told reporters at a news conference, adding that he was instructed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on March 28 to compile measures in about 10 days.

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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