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Fumio Kishida reorganizes the ruling party to replace the Chinese hawks and replaces the dovish veteran | Japanese election | Liberal Democratic Party

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[Epoch Times October 02, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Zhang Ting comprehensive report) The upcoming Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (Fumio Kishida) has led the Liberal Democratic Party to determine the personnel arrangements for the four major positions of the ruling party, including the Send a character to replace the dovish veteran. It is expected that Fumio Kishida will announce the cabinet list next Monday (October 4).

The Liberal Democratic Party elected Fumio Kishida as its 27th party president on Wednesday (September 29). As the Liberal Democratic Party holds a majority of seats in the Senate and House of Representatives, Fumio Kishida will be named at the temporary meeting of the Diet next Monday (October 4). The 100th Prime Minister of Japan.

Jiji Press quoted several Liberal Democratic Party sources as saying that Fumio Kishida plans to dissolve the House of Representatives on October 14 and may set November 7 as the day of the national election.

According to Kyodo News, the Liberal Democratic Party’s Provisional General Affairs Council meeting has approved the arrangements for the four important positions of the Liberal Democratic Party.

The new appointments led to the resignation of the 82-year-old Toshihiro Nikai, a dove veteran against China. He has always been known for maintaining friendly relations with Beijing and has been the No. 2 figure in the party for more than five years. The 72-year-old former Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Akira Amari will succeed Toshihiro Nikai as the secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party.

Liming Gan, who recently served as the tax director of the Liberal Democratic Party, is concerned about Japan’s economic security and promoted Japan’s cooperation with TSMC to strengthen its chip industry. He expressed concern about the security risks of Chinese apps such as TikTok (TikTok Overseas Edition).

In addition to the secretary general, the four major positions of the Liberal Democratic Party also include the chairman of the government affairs investigation, the chairman of the general affairs and the chairman of the election policy.

According to reports, Fumio Kishida chose the former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Sanae Takaichi (Sanae Takaichi) as the chairman of the government affairs investigation. Takaichi Sanae was a competitor of Fumio Kishida in the Liberal Democratic Party presidential election on September 29. Sanae Takaichi once called on the United States to deploy medium-range missiles in Japan and held talks with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. Both actions have angered the CCP. When she was running for the president of the Liberal Democratic Party, she said that if elected, she would introduce policies to resist the CCP’s technical threats and help strengthen the economy.

She also stated in a written statement to The Wall Street Journal that Japan should invest in advanced drone technology and precision missiles to respond to threats from the CCP and North Korea.

After being appointed as the chairman of the government affairs investigation, Takaichi Sanae stated that he wanted to focus on rebuilding Japan’s damaged economy.

Kam Liming and Takaichi Sanae have a close relationship with former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Bloomberg believes that these two important positions in the party may indicate Shinzo Abe’s influence in selecting high-level party personnel. Abe is Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, but he resigned in 2020 due to health reasons.

The President of the General Affairs of the Liberal Democratic Party will be 54-year-old Tatsuo Fukuda; the chairman of the election strategy committee will be Toshiaki Endo.

Kyodo News reported that Kishida Fumio intends to appoint the former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hirokazu Matsuno as chief cabinet; the 81-year-old Finance Minister Taro Aso will be replaced by 68-year-old Shunichi Suzuki. ) Replaced; Daishiro Yamagiwa acting as the chairman of the political mediation cabinet is basically confirmed. In addition, Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi will remain in office.

During his campaign for party president, Fumio Kishida stated that he would focus on the distribution of the fruits of economic growth and accused the CCP of wanting to spread its “authoritarian system” worldwide.

Editor in charge: Lin Yan#

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