Japan PM urges Cameron, Merkel to remove market concern

Japan PM urges Cameron, Merkel to remove market concern TOKYO, June 30 (KUNA) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday urged the British and German leaders to send clear messages to calm global markets following the Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU).
“I asked them that Britain and the EU should work together and swiftly send messages to remove concerns in markets and strengthen predictability,” Abe told reporters after his separate telephone talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “I agreed with them that the Group of Seven (G-7) countries will make concerted efforts for growth of the world economy and stability in financial markets,” the premier said.
The G-7 groups major industrialized countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the US. In his conversation with Cameron, the British leader vowed to take all possible measures to protect Japanese companies operating in Britain, according to Abe. (end) mk.ajs