10:12 | 04/04/2016 Global Economy
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau agreed on the need to encourage closer coordination between the two countries and with other members of the world's seven most industrialized economies, known as the G-7, to boost global growth.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau (R) meets with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, in advance of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington (Photo: pm.gc.ca)
At bilateral talks on Thursday on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, the two Prime Ministers agreed that G-7 leaders should make stronger commitments to maintaining the global economic growth at the coming summit in May.
They hoped that both nations will promote regional economic cooperation, especially in investment and oil exports.
The two leaders also agreed that the world community needed to cooperate in preventing terrorism and called for discussions on the North Korea issue and the situation in other parts of East Asia.../.