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EU, Japan put Trump on defensive with ‘historic’ trade deal

After finalizing negotiations last year, the European Union and Japan were on Tuesday officially to sign a free-trade agreement that has been described as the world’s largest. In creating what will arguably be the biggest open economic area on the globe, the move signals an emphatic rejection of US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies, which […]