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A TPP by any other name: Japan fighting to keep ‘elements’ of the zombie trade deal, in one form or another: ambassador

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Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji, pictured in 2015, says Japan will continue to try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw from the TPP. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
By Peter Mazereeuw      

Japan is now ready to talk about a pan-Pacific trade deal without the United States, says the country’s ambassador, marking a near-reversal of its official position from late last year.

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