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Japan: Yoshihide Suga wins race to replace Abe

Deutsche Welle Monday, 14 September 2020 ()
As the new head of the ruling party, Suga is now virtually guaranteed to become Japan's next prime minister. The country's current leader, Shinzo Abe, is stepping down due to health problems.
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News video: Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM

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Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.

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