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  • September 20, 2017
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NHK gave top play to a report that Prime Minister Abe will hold a press conference on Sept. 25 to explain his decision to dissolve the Lower House on Sept. 28 for a snap election. TBS led with a report on the upcoming general election. NTV, Fuji TV, and TV Asahi gave top play to reports on President Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly session on Tuesday.

 

Major front-page items in national newspapers included President Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly, updates on PM Abe’s intention to call a snap election on Oct. 22, and a GOJ plan to make a decision this year on the date for the Emperor to abdicate, which will likely be late December 2018 or late March 2019.   

 

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