Yoshihide Suga: The unexpected rise of Japan’s new prime minister

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What we know about the new leader who replaces long-time premier Shinzo Abe.

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Suga clears major hurdle to replace Japan's Abe
Yoshihide Suga, a long-time ally of outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a ruling Liberal Democratic Party leadership election on Monday, paving the way for him to become prime minister in a parliamentary vote this week. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Yoshihide Suga

99th Prime Minister of Japan
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Shinzo Abe

90th and 98th Prime Minister of Japan
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Shinzo Abe, who last visited the Yasukuni Shrine in 2013, made the trip days after stepping down.
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