- Kishida will send Abe to Malaysia for the first meeting with Abe after taking office as Prime Minister of Japan?
- November 18, 2021 14:26 | Source: China News Network
- Editor: Wei Pei
China News Service, November 18th. According to a comprehensive Japanese media report, on the 17th local time, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida had talks with former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for about 30 minutes. According to relevant sources, Kishida officially invited Abe to Malaysia as the Prime Minister’s special envoy.
According to reports, this is the first meeting with former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after Fumio Kishida took office as Prime Minister of Japan.
Japan’s Fuji TV reported that Kishida congratulated Abe on his appointment as the chairman of the “Abe faction” and discussed the economic policy of the new crown epidemic response, Japan-Russia relations and other diplomatic matters.
After the meeting, Kishida told the media at the official residence: “I have had a meaningful exchange of views on topics that will become a topic in future political trends.”
As previously reported, on the 11th, Shinzo Abe became the chairman of Japan’s largest faction “Hosoda faction”. This is the first time that Abe has returned to the faction after about 9 years. The “Hosoda faction” has also become the “Abe faction”.