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Trump, at G-20, says there will be 'very big' trade deals with India, Japan

President also sounds hopeful about working things out with Iran

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US President Donald Trump, left, poses with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a photo before a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka | AP | PTI

Alex Leary, Valentina Pop & William Mauldin | WSJ Osaka, Japan
President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started Friday, saying there would be “very big” trade deals to announce with India and Japan.

Mr. Trump didn’t provide specifics as he held meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But he praised both, assuaging concerns that he would provoke new tensions at the summit of the world’s 20 leading economies.

Before the summit, Mr. Trump said on Twitter that Indian tariffs recently announced against the U.S. were “unacceptable” and “must be withdrawn.”

He didn’t raise

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 12:37 PM IST

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