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Extraordinary Diet session likely to be convened on Aug. 1

  • July 19, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Yomiuri, Nikkei, and Mainichi wrote that the GOJ and the ruling coalition are making arrangements to call an extraordinary Diet session on Aug. 1 following the Upper House election on July 21. The papers wrote that this will be the first Diet session at which Emperor Naruhito, who took the throne on May 1, will be present at the opening ceremony. Mainichi added that the session will run from Aug. 1 to 5, enabling the new Upper House president to attend the peace ceremony in Hiroshima on Aug. 6.

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