Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori may resign before the opposition camp submits its no-confidence motion against his Cabinet this evening, a senior member of the Democratic Party of Japan said Sunday.

In a speech at Seikei University in western Tokyo, DPJ Secretary General Naoto Kan said, “There is a possibility that Prime Minister Mori may give up before the submission” of the no-confidence motion planned by the DPJ and three other opposition parties.

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