INTERVIEW-Japan's deputy chief cabinet secretary says US trade talks not a prelude to FTA

(Updates throughout) By Linda Sieg and Izumi Nakagawa TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Talks next week between Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are not a prelude to a two-way free trade agreement (FTA), Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Wednesday. Nishimura also told Reuters in an interview that Japan did not intend to set numerical targets on either exports ...


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