The U.S. Treasury Secretary, Mr. John Connally, began his current five-day visit to Japan in?
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MS Connally and other American officials meet Mizuta and Japanese officials
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Background: The U.S. Treasury Secretary, Mr. John Connally, began his current five-day visit to Japan in talks with Japanese Government leaders in Tokyo on Wednesday (November 10). Among those he met was Finance Minister Mr. Mikio Mizuta. The two men discussed the floating of currencies, but Mr. Connally did not make any specific request for a revaluation of the yen.
SYNOPSIS: Japan....and a five-day visit there by United States Treasury Secretary Mr. John Connally. He arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday and opened his series of official talks with Japanese Government leaders on Wednesday. He was there to discuss the international money crisis, which was set off by United States economic reforms, and which particularly affects the Japanese economy. Among those he and his team of aides met was Japanese Finance Minister Mr. Mikio Mizuta. Later, Japanese Finance Ministry sources said the two men had discussed a wide range of issues, but no specific measures to deal with these issues were put forward. They had also discussed the floating of currencies, but Mr. Connally did not make any specific request for a revaluation of the yen.
During his five-day visit, Mr. Connally was also scheduled to meet the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Eisaku Sato, and Foreign Minister Mr. Takeo Fukuda.