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Japan's Aso holds out hope for US return to TPP

Deputy prime minister ready to play hardball on bilateral trade deal

TOKYO -- Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso remains confident that the U.S. still might rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and he suggested that Tokyo would make any bilateral agreement a far worse deal than Washington could get with the broader trade pact.

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