Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, puts hands together with former Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Michihiko Kano, left, former Internal Affairs and Communicati

 

              Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, puts hands together with former Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Michihiko Kano, left, former Internal Affairs and Communicati
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, puts hands together with former Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Michihiko Kano, left, former Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Kazuhiro Haraguchi, second left, and former Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Hirotaka Akamatsu during a joint press conference by candidates of presidential election of Japan’s ruling Democratic Party of Japan in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. Noda will face three ruling party contenders in a leadership election later this month that he is expected to win. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)