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U.S. statement on O'Neill-Miyazawa meeting

Following is a statement issued by the U.S. Treasury on Feb 17, 2001 after a meeting between Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and Japanese Finance Minister Kiichi Miyazawa. O'Neill and Miyazawa met in Sicily before the start of a meeting of Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers.

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"U.S. Treasury Secretary O'Neill and Japanese Finance Minister Miyazawa met for the first time since Secretary O'Neill's confirmation, prior to the G7 Fin