• Kyodo


Senior Japanese and U.S. officials agreed Sunday to cooperate to choke off the cash supply of terrorists and to launch a new round of trade liberalization talks under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, a Japanese official said.

“While noting an action plan issued by the G7 (Group of Seven) countries, the two countries agreed to continue cooperation in fighting terrorism from the financial side,” the official told reporters after the inaugural meeting in Washington of the forum for Japan-U.S. vice-ministerial economic dialogue.

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