Germany-Japan ties: Leaders speak up for free trade.

 

As some countries look to protect their economies from foreign competition, the leaders of Germany and Japan have come out strongly in favour of free trade.

Shinzo Abe and Angela Merkel have used a technology fair to try to inject new momentum into a trade deal between Japan and the EU.

 

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Hanover.

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