The trade and farm ministers are scheduled to take part in a ministerial meeting of six major players in the World Trade Organization negotiations from Friday in London, Japanese officials said Tuesday.

Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Toshihiro Nikai and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Shoichi Nakagawa will join the three-day talks organized by the European Union, ahead of the end-of-April deadline for WTO members to produce the outline of a comprehensive trade deal with numerical goals, they said.

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