German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, capital of Germany, on April 30, 2014. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)
Merkel, Abe discuss EU-Japan trade deal
BERLIN, April 30 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Wednesday to push ahead with negotiations on a European Union (EU)-Japan trade agreement.
They made the remarks at a joint press conference after their meeting. Abe paid a visit to Germany on Wednesday, kicking off his 10-day Europe tour.Full Story