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Japan and the United States will agree to commit to improved research and production of semiconductors at a leaders’ summit set for May 23, a Japanese government source said Saturday.

The expected agreement between Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden will aim for a framework ensuring availability of domestic semiconductor stocks in emergencies and deeper economic security cooperation between the United States and Japan, according to the source.

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