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Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Shinzo Abe

New Zealand Herald Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Shinzo AbeJapan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as Prime Minister today, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday, virtually assuring he would succeed...
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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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