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Japan's opposition CDP leader to resign after election loss

Edano criticized for joining forces with Communist Party

Yukio Edano, leader of Japan's biggest opposition party, said he would resign after the party lost more than 10 seats in the election.

TOKYO -- Yukio Edano, head of Japan's Constitutional Democratic Party, announced on Tuesday plans to step down following his party's defeat in Sunday's lower house election.

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