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The government is trying to organize a visit to the United States by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi before the extraordinary Diet session gets under way next week, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda said Thursday.

“The Diet session will begin next week and we are coordinating so it (the visit) will be carried out by that time,” Fukuda said at a news conference.

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