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Trump says may know if Japan trade deal is on by end of G7 summit

BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he could know by the end of a bilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe whether their two countries will secure a new trade deal.

"It’s a major deal with Japan, if it gets done, we’ll possibly know by the end of this meeting," Trump said ahead of a bilateral meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of a G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Richard Lough; Editing by Toby Chopra)