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BADEN BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday he agreed with his U.S. counterpart Steven Mnuchin on the need to abide by the G7 and G20 agreements on currency policy.
Aso said he also told Mnuchin it was important to resist protectionism as free trade has brought enormous economic benefits to many countries.
"I didn't get any push back (from Mnuchin)," Aso said.
(Reporting By Leika Kihara, editing by Jan Strupczewski)
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