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Japan's Abe: Trump agreed not to impose new car tariffs on Japan

NEW YORK, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Wednesday not to impose national-security tariffs on Japanese.

"I clearly confirmed to President Trump that the Japan-U.S. joint statement means additional tariffs will not be imposed on (Japanese) autos or auto parts, and President Trump acknowledged this" Abe told a news conference in New York after meeting with Trump.

"I believe President Trump and I were able to confirm this." (Reporting by David Lawder in New York Writing by Kaori Kaneko and Linda Sieg in Tokyo Editing by William Mallard)