The Liberal Democratic Party on Tuesday asked the government to convene the next regular Diet session earlier than scheduled so that deliberations on newly planned legislation aimed at stabilizing the nation’s financial system can begin as soon as possible.

The move is intended to demonstrate to financial markets the strong determination of the ruling party and the government to correct the current financial uncertainty, LDP Secretary General Koichi Kato said.

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