NEW YORK (Kyodo) Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is set to vow in a speech at the United Nations on Thursday to act to combat the economic crisis and global warming and to achieve nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, while calling on the world for international coordination to help control globalization.

Hatoyama is poised to express Japan’s willingness to do its best to serve as a bridge for the world between East and West, between industrialized and developing nations, and among various cultures based on the spirit of fraternity, in delivering a speech at the U.N. General Assembly.

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