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Both declared and undeclared candidates for the Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election began making their cases for prime minister Friday in a high-profile panel discussion viewed as a prelude to the Sept. 20 poll.

The discussion, organized by the LDP’s Tokyo chapter, is the first in a series of policy debates that will be held across the country.

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