• Kyodo, Staff Report

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At the center of a possible realignment of the opposition camp, former Your Party Secretary-General Kenji Eda managed to gather some 50 Diet lawmakers Tuesday when he launched a policy study group expected to lead to a new party.

Eda resigned from Your Party Monday — along with 13 fellow lawmakers — after his relationship with party leader Yoshimi Watanabe soured over the direction of the small opposition party.

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