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EU's Tusk says committed to complete trade agreement with Japan very soon
March 21, 2017 / 11:25 AM / 8 months ago

EU's Tusk says committed to complete trade agreement with Japan very soon

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is committed to completing the negotiations for a free trade agreement and a strategic partnership agreement with Japan very soon, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and EU Council President Donald Tusk at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

“Let me assure that the European Union is fully committed to concluding the negotiations for both agreements very soon,” Tusk said ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Brussels.

Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek, editing by Julia Fioretti

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