Japan Aso says to hold economic dialog with U.S. on Oct 16

TOKYO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday he would meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Washington D.C. on Oct. 16 for the second round of an economic dialog between the two countries.

Aso told reporters he wanted to protect Japan's national interests and build a win-win economic relationship with the United States. (Reporting by Stanley White; Editing by Chris Gallagher)