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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with a Japanese business leader at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Tokyo on Nov. 6.   © Reuters

Trump says Japan trade not free, not reciprocal

US president to hold summit talks with PM Abe on day 2 in Japan

| Japan

TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday morning in Tokyo that trade between his country and Japan is not free and not reciprocal, stressing his intent to negotiate trade policies between the two countries.

Speaking to Japanese and American business leaders at the U.S. ambassador's residence on his second day in Japan, Trump noted that the U.S. has suffered "massive trade deficits" with Japan for many years.

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