Japanese prime minster Shinzo Abe has said it is the “wish of the whole world” that the UK avoids leaving the European Union without a deal.
Speaking alongside Theresa May at a Downing Street press conference following talks, Mr Abe said his country was in “total support” of the PM’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.
For the 1,000 Japanese businesses who have made bases in the UK, offering more than 150,000 jobs, the UK is the gateway to the European market.
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