Japan PM: to stay after upper house election loss

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TOKYO, July 12 (BestGrowthStock) – Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan
said on Monday he wanted to stay in his job despite a mauling in
upper house elections, saying he would like to continue to
responsibly take policy steps.

Voters dealt Japan’s government a stinging loss the election
for parliament’s upper house, a reverse that may thwart its
ambitions to curb the country’s massive public debt and threatens
the premier’s job. [ID:nTOE66A01V]
(Reporting by Yoko Nishikawa and Chisa Fujioka; Editing by
Rodney Joyce)

Japan PM: to stay after upper house election loss