Japan PM Abe-TPP trade pact would be meaningless without U.S. | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would be meaningless without U.S. participation, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said during a news conference in Buenos Aires on Monday.No countries participating in the pact have delayed domestic approval efforts or abandoned the deal after the U.S. presidential election earlier this month, Abe said.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka)

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