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New Japan PM Suga plans swift talks with Trump

US ties remain priority under Abe's successor

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will hold a phone conference with U.S. President Donald Trump as soon as possible, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said Friday.

The two sides are preparing to speak Sunday night, Japanese broadcaster NHK reports.

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