October 13, 2008
Japanese Opposition Leader Discharged From Hospital
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo
Tokyo, Oct. 13 Kyodo - Ichiro Ozawa, president of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan, was discharged from a Tokyo hospital Monday after a weeklong treatment for complications from a cold, a DPJ official said.
Observers say Ozawa apparently wanted to avoid creating an image that he has health problems.
Originally published by Kyodo News Service, Tokyo, in English 1026 13 Oct 08.
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