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Noda refuses to dissolve parliament

11-01-2012 21:40 BJT

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda continues to face questioning by opposition parties in the House of Representatives. New Komeito Party Secretary General, Yoshihisa Inoue, has asked Noda again to dissolve the House of Representatives within the year.

But Noda reiterated that the timing of a dissolution depends on the implementation of his economic polices. Noda says he will listen to the opinions of all parties sincerely and continue to do his job.

But opposition parties say they cannot accept Noda’s answers. They have decided to hold another emergency questioning of Noda on Friday, and the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komeito will further press Noda to dissolve parliament.

On Wednesday, Noda was questioned on his policy speech and again refused to give a specific date for the dissolution.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: CCTV.com

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