EU’s Tusk says committed to complete trade agreement with Japan very soon

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at the EU headquarters in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is committed to completing the negotiations for a free trade agreement and a strategic partnership agreement with Japan very soon, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.

“Let me assure that the European Union is fully committed to concluding the negotiations for both agreements very soon,” Tusk said ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Brussels.

(Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek, editing by Julia Fioretti)