Rough Cuts: Japan's next PM wants weaker yen, tough on China.

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(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) LEADER OF JAPAN'S LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, SHINZO ABE SAYING:

"The mission we have been given is both to beat deflation and to deal with the high yen while improving the economy and working to create more jobs."

(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) LEADER OF JAPAN'S LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, SHINZO ABE SAYING:

"In terms of foreign and security policy, we must rebuild the bonds of the US-Japan alliance. Then, once we have restored the strong diplomatic power we should have, we plan to improve relations with other countries and protect our territories."

(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) LEADER OF JAPAN'S LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY, SHINZO ABE SAYING:

"We own and actively control the Senkaku islands. There is no room to negotiate about this. In regards to this, when Japanese companies or people are harmed in China then this is indeed against international rules. It's necessary to tell both China and international society that we won't tolerate this."

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