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LDP Lower House member Debata joins Nikai’s faction

  • October 11, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

The intraparty faction of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) led by Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai on Oct. 10 approved the admission of Lower House member Minoru Debata (South Kanto proportional representation bloc). The addition of Debata brought the membership of the Nikai faction to 47 and made the faction the fourth largest in the LDP. Previously, the Nikai faction had a membership on par with the faction led by Fumio Kishida (46 members).

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