Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

Shinzo Abe heads to US hoping for no new auto tariffs and de-escalation with Iran

  • Trump may claim any trade deal as a victory but Japan is likely to seek assurances from the US it will not impose higher tariffs on auto imports
  • As stability in the Middle East is critical for Japan, which relies heavily on energy imports from the region, Abe is set to call for dialogue with Iran
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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