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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan leaves the plenary session at the lower house, after surviving a no-confidence motion against him in Tokyo, Japan, on  June 2, 2011
Thursday, Jun. 02, 2011

Open quoteOnce the postquake reconstruction efforts are settled, I will pass on my responsibility to younger generations.Close quote

  • Japan's Prime Minister, saying he will consider resigning this fall; Kan has been criticized for a perceived lack of leadership following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami
Photo: Koji Sasahara / AP | Source: AP