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Japan Aso says to hold economic dialogue 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 dialogue 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)