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Japan's Koizumi Jr Faces First Political Test With Angry Farmers

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  • Son of former premier touted as potential future leader
  • Koizumi seeks to win over farmers upset by TPP trade deal

Japanese lawmaker Shinjiro Koizumi faced a dilemma when a group of farmers angry over the government’s trade policy and aware of his dislike of tomatoes handed him a bag of them to try.

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