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Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime minister

New Zealand Herald Monday, 14 September 2020
Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime ministerYoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of Japan's ruling party today, virtually guaranteeing him parliamentary election as the country's next prime minister.Suga received 377 votes in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party election...
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Japan's longest-serving prime minister Shinzo Abe and his cabinet resigned on Wednesday clearing the way for Yoshihide Suga to take over as successor, ahead of Suga's election as Japan's new prime minister in parliament.

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