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Japan's Motegi says to meet USTR Lighthizer on June 13 for trade talks

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TOKYO, June 11 (Reuters) - Japan's Economic Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday he will meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington on June 13 for the next round of U.S.-Japan trade talks.


Washington and Tokyo are in negotiations for a trade deal as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration seeks to lower the U.S. trade deficit and boost exports to its major trading partners.


(Reporting by Stanley White; editing by Darren Schuettler)

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