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It looks like Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his ruling Democratic Party of Japan are in for a rough ride in the current Diet session. The Liberal Democratic Party said Tuesday it is ready to submit censure motions against two Cabinet ministers.

LDP Secretary General Nobuteru Ishihara told a news conference the party will submit the motions to the Upper House against transport minister Takeshi Maeda and Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka as early as Wednesday.

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