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Japan's Suga formally voted in as PM, readies 'continuity cabinet'

Suga won 314 votes out of 462 cast by parliament’s lower house members. The chamber takes precedence in electing a premier over the upper house, which was also expected to pick Suga because of a ruling bloc majority.Japan's Suga formally voted in as PM, readies 'continuity cabinet'
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga poses for a picture following his press conference at LDP (Liberal Democratic Party) headquarters, in Tokyo, Japan September 14, 2020.  Reuters
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Published at : September 16, 2020
Updated at : September 16, 2020 11:11
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