• Kyodo


Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has told The Wall Street Journal that he sees the European sovereign debt crisis as the biggest risk for Japan and will discuss ways to contain it with Group of Eight leaders at their May 18 to 19 summit in the United States.

While Europe must first take steps to address the problem, other countries also need to play a role in keeping it from spreading globally, Noda said in an interview with the U.S. daily on Saturday.

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