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Komeito opposes early dissolution of Lower House

  • September 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

In a press conference on Sept. 4, Komeito Secretary-General Tetsuo Saito commented on the possibility of an early dissolution of the Lower Houser after the presidential election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). He said, “It should not be implemented unless the new coronavirus outbreak is being brought under control,” indicating his opposition to the idea. He also revealed that an agreement on forming a coalition government between the new LDP president and Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi is expected to be concluded on Sept. 15.

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