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Abe, Trump Affirm Cooperation on COVID-19 Response, Drugs

By Kyodo News 8 May 2020

TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed Friday to cooperate on responding to the coronavirus and the development of treatment drugs and vaccines, a top Japanese official said.

During phone calls held at Japan’s request, Abe and Trump also explained efforts being made by their countries to contain COVID-19 and toward resuming economic activities, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a press conference.

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