• Kyodo News


New U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa agreed Wednesday to cooperate closely in addressing the global economic crisis, a Finance Ministry official said.

In a 15-minute telephone conversation, the two also agreed that Japan and the United States will “proactively” implement their respective fiscal stimulus measures to buoy their faltering real economies, the official said.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.