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Trade war

Japan to pitch new trade dialogue to draw Trump back to TPP

Shinzo Abe readies for 'all-or-nothing' meeting with US president

Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe will reprise their 2017 summit in Japan next week in the U.S.

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose a new framework for trade talks when he meets with Donald Trump next week, in hopes of nudging the U.S. president toward rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Yet despite Trump's recent show of interest in returning to the TPP to counter China's rise, persuading him to do so may pose a challenge for even one of his closest allies.

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