Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa Speaks During a News Conference

Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa press conference
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Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s former Prime Minister Morihito Hosokawa poses for a crowd of photographers before announcing his candidacy in the February 9 gubernatorial election during a news conference at the Tokyo City Hall on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, one day before official kick-off of election campaigning. Hosokawa, 76, will campaign side by side on the non-nuclear platform with outspoken ex-Premier Junichciro Koizumi, who has championed the immediate elimination of nuclear power plants across the country. (Photo by AFLO)

Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa press conference
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Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s former Prime Minister Morihito Hosokawa announces his candidacy in the February 9 gubernatorial election during a news conference at the Tokyo City Hall on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, one day before official kick-off of election campaigning. Hosokawa is running against a scholar in international politics, a lawyer and a former four-star air force general among other candidates. (Photo by AFLO)