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Yoshihide Suga elected as the new leader of Japan's LDP

Mid-Day Monday, 14 September 2020
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was on Monday elected as the new leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), replacing outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced his resignation last month due to health issues, from the top post.

The 71-year-old was elected at a joint plenary meeting of party...
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WellesleyHillsFinancial Per Jiji, via the Japan Times, the party, which recently elected Yoshihide Suga to become its leader and the countr… https://t.co/3WlfoE85VU 6 days ago