Elections Raise Tension Between Japan And China05:36
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Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe answers a reporter's question at the party headquarters in Tokyo on Sunday night. The conservative LDP stormed back to power in parliamentary elections Sunday after three years in opposition, signaling a rightward shift in the government that could further heighten tensions with rival China. (Junji Kurokawa/AP)
Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe answers a reporter's question at the party headquarters in Tokyo on Sunday night. The conservative LDP stormed back to power in parliamentary elections Sunday after three years in opposition, signaling a rightward shift in the government that could further heighten tensions with rival China. (Junji Kurokawa/AP)

There is concern in China over the results of this weekend's elections in Japan, where the conservative Liberal Democratic Party - which has taken a hard line against China - won.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.

This segment aired on December 17, 2012.

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