US wants quick start to beef talks with Japan

US wants quick start to beef talks with Japan

TOKYO - (AP) U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pressed Japan on Friday for quick action in planned talks on easing access to its beef market, saying he would put together a negotiating team as soon as he gets home to Washington.

Vilsack agreed Thursday with this Japanese counterpart, Hirotaka Akamatsu, to launch talks ...

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