Shinzo Abe's entire Cabinet resigns ahead of Yoshihide Suga assuming office as Japan's new PM
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 () The entire Cabinet of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe submitted their resignations on Wednesday as Yoshihide Suga is set to assume office as Japan's new Prime Minister today.
Yoshihide Suga, a long-time ally of outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a ruling Liberal Democratic Party leadership election on Monday, paving the way for him to become prime minister in a parliamentary vote this week. Emer McCarthy reports.
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..
Loyal to outgoing leader Abe, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga is seen as the candidate who will continue many of Abe's domestic and foreign policies, although many... Deutsche Welle Also reported by •RTTNews •Mid-Day •SBS •BBC News •FT.com •WorldNews
Yoshihide Suga took office as Japan's first new prime minister in nearly eight years on Wednesday, forming a cabinet of familiar faces to stay the course set... Japan Today Also reported by •NPR •FT.com