• Kyodo


Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has agreed with European Union leaders to work together in addressing Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, a Japanese official said.

Noda was quoted as telling European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on Friday that a “recovery in the European economy is indispensable for global stability and prosperity” while pointing out Japan has already provided help to alleviate the crisis.

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