Ichirō Ozawa - Merger With DPJ

Merger With DPJ

Shut out of the LDP, in 2003 Ozawa and his party joined with the Democratic Party of Japan, reuniting with his old ally Tsutomu Hata. Ozawa was elected head of the party on 7 April 2006, after the resignation of Seiji Maehara.

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