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Japan's Abe to advance reforms with free trade decision


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A man walks between a a container ship and its landing pier at a port in Tokyo February 27, 2013. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears poised to raise the curtain on Act Three of his ''Abenomics'' drama with a decision to join talks on a U.S.-led free trade pact, seen by some as a test of his appetite for vital economic reform. REUTERS/Yuya Shino