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Japan PM says country will overcome tragedy


Japan PM says country will 'overcome tragedy'
  
   OSAKA, Japan, (AFP) - Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday said "we will overcome this tragedy and recover" from the earthquake and tsunami and pledged that "we will once more rebuild Japan."

 He also said his government would take "firm control" of the crisis at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.




Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan speaks before his cabinet members at his office in Tokyo on March 16, 2011. The official toll of the dead and missing following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that flattened Japan's northeast coast has topped 11,000, with 3,676 confirmed dead. (AFP-Yonhap)
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan speaks before his cabinet members at his office in Tokyo on March 16, 2011. The official toll of the dead and missing following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that flattened Japan's northeast coast has topped 11,000, with 3,676 confirmed dead. (AFP-Yonhap)



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