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US-Japan trade talks stall

Tokyo and Washington failed to reached a basic agreement over a Pacific-wide trade deal despite intense talks.

Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 01:20
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Talks between the US and Japan on a Pacific Rim trade pact have stalled, spoiling any chance of a showcase deal during President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo. 

Besides pushing the trade deal, Obama also backed Japan in a territorial dispute with China.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

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