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U.S. Undersecretary of State John Bolton on Thursday tried to play down any disagreements between the U.S. and Japan over Tokyo’s oil development deal with Tehran.

“I am not troubled by (Japan’s decision) at all,” Bolton said in Tokyo. “I’m very confident that the view of Japan and the United States on the Iranian nuclear weapons program is essentially the same.”

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