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Japan, U.S. agree to closely cooperation on N. Korea sanctions - Aso

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Monday he agreed with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to closely cooperate on sanctions against North Korea.

Aso, who is also deputy prime minister, held talks with Mnuchin on the sidelines of the second rouund of bilateral economic dialogue. (Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)