WASHINGTON, April 20 Japanese Finance Minister
Taro Aso said on Thursday he reconfirmed with U.S. Treasury
Secretary Steve Mnuchin that currency issues should be dealt
with by the two finance leaders.
U.S. President Donald Trump recently said in an interview
that the dollar was too strong, a comment Mnuchin later
clarified as not intended at talking down the currency.
"I don't see the comment as a problem as the U.S. Treasury
secretary later clarified Washington's stance," Aso told
reporters after a bilateral meeting with Mnuchin.
Aso and Mnuchin met on the sidelines of the G20 finance
leaders' gathering and International Monetary Fund meetings in
(Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Chris Gallagher)