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Demanding trade pact, US dials up pressure on Japan

Washington wants greater access for farm products, autos

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, second from right, expressed his country's interest in a free trade agreement with Japan.   © Kyodo

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. has begun pushing outright for free trade talks with Japan, leaving officials in Tokyo scrambling to prepare for what could be an uphill battle with Washington over agriculture and automobiles.

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