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The Liberal Democratic Party wants the Diet to summon Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama’s mother and ruling party kingpin Ichiro Ozawa to answer for funds scandals, albeit in unsworn testimony, when the ordinary session convenes this month, LDP officials said Thursday.

During an interview, LDP Secretary General Tadamori Oshima indicated his party will demand that Ozawa testify in the Diet about the fund irregularities linked to him.

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