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International relations

Japan's strategizing scores big win in Trump-Abe summit

By focusing on economic dialogue, Japan sidesteps disagreements -- for now

| Japan

TOKYO -- As far as Japan is concerned, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first summit with President Donald Trump was an unalloyed success. Thanks to Tokyo's meticulous planning, Abe managed to avoid tricky trade and currency talks during the two days he spent with the president.

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