Tokyo seeks US support to curb yen rise

Senior Japanese officials yesterday hinted that Tokyo was stepping up its efforts to win tacit US support for measures to prevent the yen from strengthening in the aftermath of last week's terrorist attacks in the US.

Masajuro Shiokawa said he expected Junichiro Koizumi, the prime minister, to raise the issue of "foreign exchange stability" as he embarked on a visit to Washington yesterday. The visit will also focus on security issues, such as Japan's offer to provide logistic backing to a US

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