Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda bows before the debate with Japan's main 

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda bows before the debate with Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe, not seen, at Parliament in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Noda said Wednesday that he is ready to dissolve the parliament by Friday, bringing an election within weeks, if Japan's main opposition party agrees to key electoral reforms. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda bows before the debate with Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe, not seen, at Parliament in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Noda said Wednesday that he is ready to dissolve the parliament by Friday, bringing an election within weeks, if Japan's main opposition party agrees to key electoral reforms. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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