Japan LDP Votes For New Leader Before Election Fight With Noda

Japan LDP Votes For New Leader Before Election Fight With Noda

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Candidates for leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). From left: Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japan's former defense minister, Shigeru Ishiba, former defense minister, Nobuteru Ishihara, LDP's secretary-general, Shinzo Abe, former prime minister, and Nobutaka Machimura, former foreign minister.