June 2nd, 2011, Tokyo, Japan - Standing next to Japans Prime Minister Naoto Kan, a security officer signals the end of casting of a non-confidence vote during a Diets lower house plenary session in Tokyo on Thursday, June 2, 2011. The non-confidence motion, submitted against Kan by the Liberal Democratic Party, New Komeito, and the Sunrise Party of Japan, was denied by 293 nays against 152 ayes in the 480-seat lower house. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) [3615] -mis-.

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PM Kan Survives Non-Confidence Vote
June 2nd, 2011, Tokyo, Japan - Standing next to Japans Prime Minister Naoto Kan, a security officer signals the end of casting of a non-confidence vote during a Diets lower house plenary session in Tokyo on Thursday, June 2, 2011. The non-confidence motion, submitted against Kan by the Liberal Democratic Party, New Komeito, and the Sunrise Party of Japan, was denied by 293 nays against 152 ayes in the 480-seat lower house. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) [3615] -mis-.

Filename: aflo_ayfa004348.jpg
Photographer: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
Source: AFLO
Date 2 Jun 2011
Location: Tokyo Japan
Credit: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
Copyright: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
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Property Release: No
Restrictions: JAPAN OUT, NO THIRD PARTY SALES
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