After 11 days of turmoil under an opposition boycott, the Diet is ready to return to normal today after the ruling triumvirate and the Democratic Party of Japan on Tuesday agreed on an arbitrated proposal from the Lower House speaker.
Executives of the six main parties met with Speaker Soichiro Ito in the morning to study his mediation offer, which was accepted by the tripartite governing coalition as well as the DPJ, the largest opposition force.

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