Hatoyama goes on offensive
Kiyohisa Yoshida Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer
Yukio Hatoyama, the president of Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), gave the clearest sign yet that he is determined to squarely confront Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during a Diet session Wednesday.
The leader of the largest opposition party chose a question-and-answer session following the prime minister's policy address to throw down the gauntlet, challenging Koizumi on his political approach. Hatoyama grilled the prime minister about why the Foreign Ministry did not allow two nongovernmental organizations to participate in a recent international …