Japan's Ruling Democratic Party May Order Ozawa Out, Mainichi Shimbun Says

Japan’s ruling Democratic Party of Japan may order Ichiro Ozawa to leave the party before the next parliament session starts on Jan. 24, the Mainichi newspaper reported, without saying where it obtained the information. Ozawa, who controls the largest faction of the party, is likely to refuse the order, the newspaper said.

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