Japan PM slams China at debate ahead of

Japan PM slams China at debate ahead of elections
Associated Press

Japanese Prime Minister and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader Shinzo Abe, left, speaks as Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto of the Japan Restoration Party, center, and Yoshimi Watanabe of Your Party listen among the leaders of nine political parties during a debate for upper house election at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Abe's LDP and its junior partner, the New Komeito Party, are expected to gain a majority of the 242 seats in the less powerful upper house through the election to be held on July 21. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

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