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The proposed extension of the current Diet session will likely be limited to early August, as key government and Liberal Democratic Party leaders on Tuesday expressed their resolve to work quickly on urgent spending matters.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi told reporters at his official residence that the Diet extension should be kept to the “necessary minimum.” It was initially proposed that the session be extended through early September.

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