Yoshihide Suga Poised to Become New Japanese Prime Minister

HeadlineSep 15, 2020

In Japan, Yoshihide Suga is expected to become the country’s new prime minister after winning the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s leadership contest in a landslide Monday. Suga is expected to take up his predecessor Shinzo Abe’s push to revise parts of Japan’s pacifist constitution. Suga supported laws allowing the military to join combat operations with Japanese allies. He is also seen as one of the most pro-immigration politicians in Japan.

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