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LDP Secretary General Amari informs Kishida of his intention to step down

  • November 1, 2021
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NHK reported that LDP Secretary General Amari told reporters this afternoon that he told Prime Minister Kishida he intends to step down as the party’s secretary general following his loss in his single-seat district in the Lower House election. “Last night when it became certain that I had lost my single-seat constituency, I directly informed LDP President Kishida of my intention to step down,” Amari was quoted as saying. “He said he needed a day or two to think it over…. I met with him again today and reiterated my intention to step down…. In any case, I believe he will respond within a day or two.”

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