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Launch of the first round of negotiations in view of the conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Japan

EU News 186/2013

Brussels
15 April 2013

Mauro Petriccione, Director for "Development and management of trade relations with Neighbourhood Countries and with South-East Asia" at the DG "Trade" of the EC, and Jun Yokota, Japanese Chief Negotiator, Special Representative of the Government in charge of the negotiations on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Japan, participated in the plenary session of the first round of negotiations to achieve a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the EU and Japan, organised in Brussels.

Handshake between Jun Yokota, on the right, and Mauro Petriccione. Date: 15/04/2013 Reference: P-023065/00-02 Location: Brussels - Square - Brussels Meeting Centre (C)EU, 2013 URL