Japan tells US to be patient over resuming US beef imports

TOKYO - Japan has asked the United States to be patient as it decides how to test cattle for mad cow disease amid fresh threats of retaliation by Washington unless Japan reopens its market to US beef. "I hope the US side will wait and see the Japanese discussions," Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda, the government's spokesman, said.

Source: Channel News Asia
calendar icon 2 March 2005
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