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A showdown that may oust Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori and split the ruling Liberal Democratic Party will come Monday, when the House of Representatives votes on a no-confidence motion against his Cabinet.

Officials of the four major opposition parties announced Friday they will jointly submit the no-confidence motion to the Lower House on Monday afternoon, prior to the scheduled approval of a supplementary budget by the Lower House Budget Committee.

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