Japan and UK formally sign trade agreement

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Japan and Britain formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking Britain's first big post-Brexit deal on trade.[nL4N2G81WT]

TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Japan and Britain formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking Britain's first big post-Brexit deal on trade.

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and UK Trade Minister Liz Truss signed the agreement in Tokyo.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka, Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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