Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda, right, and Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe bow at each other before their debate at Parliament in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. During the heated parliamentary debate, Noda said 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, right, and Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe bow at each other before their debate at Parliament in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. During the heated parliamentary debate, Noda said 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)
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda, right, and Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe bow at each other before their debate at Parliament in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. During the heated parliamentary debate, Noda said 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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