Japan's ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as Shinzo Abe's successor

Credit: SBS- Published on September 14, 2020
Yoshihide Suga, who is almost certain to replace Shinzo Abe as Japan's prime minister, is a farmer's son with a reputation for inscrutability.
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Published on September 16, 2020 -  01:50
Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM
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 faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.

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