JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER KOIZUMI HOLDS FAN DURING FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE
OF YEAR IN TOKYO.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi dressed in traditional
Japanese haori and hakama holds a fan as he speaks during his first
news conference of the year at his official residence in Tokyo January
4, 2002. Koizumi said on Friday he wanted parliament to debate legal
measures including so-called "crisis legislation" to protect citizens
from "groups" that may try to inflict harm. REUTERS/Toshiyuki Aizawa