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Japan PM Abe: G7 must unify in its response to downside econ risks – Kyodo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump (not pictured) during the G7 summit…


Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump (not pictured) during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said G7 nations must unify in their response to downside economic risks, Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.

He told a G7 summit in Biarritz that trade and geopolitical tensions were increasing, the report said.

(This story was republished to read ‘Sunday’ in paragraph 1)

Reporting by William Mallard and Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Toby Chopra



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