Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with US President Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in June. Photo: Reuters

US ‘eyes trade deal’ with Japan as South Korea tensions mount

  • The rumoured pact could cover American meat exports and Japanese cars, a political win for both countries’ leaders
  • But it comes amid rapidly deteriorating relations between Tokyo and Seoul, which Washington says it is staying out of
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with US President Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in June. Photo: Reuters
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