Japan's Abe: important to revive economy, escape strong yen

TOKYO Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:27am EST

TOKYO Jan 10 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that it was important to revive the economy and escape from the strong yen.

Abe spoke at a meeting where his Liberal Democratic Party and coalition partner, New Komeito, agreed on an economic stimulus package to help Japan escape from recession and try to end deflation.

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