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Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura’s political group Genzei Nippon (Tax Reduction Japan) became a national political party Wednesday.

The party, trying to promote itself ahead of the next Lower House election, which must be held by summer 2013, was able to register on a national level with the government after finally meeting the requirement of having at least five Diet members, including Koki Kobayashi, who will be its head as Kawamura’s proxy.

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