Japan to support U.S. nominee to head World Bank

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Posted: Mar 31, 2012 9:38 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will support Jim Yong Kim, the U.S. nominee for the next World Bank president, Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi said on Sunday after meeting the candidate who is visiting Tokyo as part of his world tour to seek support for the candidacy.

(Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski; Editing by Dominic Lau)