The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on US beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on August 24.
The Nikkei did not
cite any sources for its information.US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Economy Minister Toshimitsu
Motegi reached the deal on August 23 in Washington,
and it will be announced at a meeting of President Donald Trump and Prime
Minister Shinzo Abe expected on August 25 on the sidelines of the Group of Seven
summit in Biarritz, France, the newspaper said.
The report comes shortly after Motegi told
reporters in Washington
that he and Lighthizer had made "big progress" in their talks.
Mount Merapi, an active volcano in Indonesia's Java island, erupted on Monday (October 14) afternoon, spewing a column of ash up to 3 km high and forcing the authority to issue a warning for planes, national volcanology agency said.
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