EU an­nounces Ja­pan sum­mit

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - BUSINESS - BY RAF CASERT AND ELAINE KURTENBACH

The Euro­pean Union and Ja­pan will hold a sum­mit on Thurs­day in hopes of clinch­ing a far-reach­ing trade deal, EU Pres­i­dent Don­ald Tusk said Tues­day.

The EU said in a state­ment that EU lead­ers and Prime Min­is­ter Shinzo Abe “are ex­pected to an­nounce a po­lit­i­cal agree­ment” on the deal in Brus­sels, hop­ing to over­come fi­nal hur­dles block­ing a pro­posed Eco­nomic Part­ner­ship Agree­ment.

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