is also planning to attend a ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the conclusion of the treaty of peace and friendship between Japan and China, an event timed to be held around the same time, the sources said.
For his part Aso
urged voters to stay the course with the LDP, promising stability and continuity while Hatoyama vowed an Obama-style message of "change", pledging to end what he called the "business-as-usual" style of Japanese politics.
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On denuclearizing North Korea, the leaders from Japan, China and South Korea agreed to cooperate on the matter, while Aso
sought the two countries' cooperation in resolving the issue of Pyongyang's abduction of Japanese nationals, the Japanese officials said.
The embarrassing departure of Shoichi Nakagawa from the post of finance minister was also a seismic jolt to Aso
It explained, Subsequent to the execution of the TIA, the CBN has issued a No Objection Letter permitting ASO
to proceed with the transaction.
At home, the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan said it will press for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take responsibility for appointing Aso
as a Cabinet member.
In his talks with Lee, Aso
is hoping to agree with the president that bilateral economic and security cooperation is important and that the two countries need to fix their relations, they added.
administration has gradually demolished Mr.
also met separately with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, who described the two-day conference as being ''extremely meaningful'' and thanked Japan for its financial and political support.
LDP lawmakers spent almost a week fussing about whether to stage a plenary meeting in an attempt to replace Aso
with a new leader so that the party can revive its much-battered profile and raise its chances of winning the upcoming election.
The United States will be the first stop in both trips, which will take Aso
to Russia and Egypt, where he will attend a multilateral meeting on Iraq, and Kyuma to Italy and Belgium.