JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER KOIZUMI WELCOMES A US CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (2nd-R) welcomes a U.S.
congressional delegation at the prime minister's official residence in
Tokyo January 8, 2002, as Dennis Hastert (R), speaker of the U.S. House
of Representatives, looks on. Speaker Hastert is in Japan as part of a
trip through Asia with a congressional delegation. REUTERS/Kazuhiro