Tokyo (AP) Japan’s new Prime Minister. Fumio Kashida. Dissolved the lower house of parliament on Thursday, paving the way for elections on October 31, Japan’s first epidemic.
At stake is Japan’s ability to cope with the possible resurgence of the corona virus and revive its shattered economy, and if or how Kishida’s government can leave the shadow of nearly nine years of Abe Soga rule, somewhat diverse. Explain as dominating the point of view.
They. Yoshi Hyde replaces Soga, who has been prime minister for just one year and whose support has been influenced by his perceived high-handedness in tackling the corona virus and his insistence on holding the Tokyo Olympics despite growing cases of the virus.
کشیدا۔, Tasked with supporting the ruling party, has promised to pursue a policy of “trust and sympathy”.
The four main opposition parties have agreed to co-operate on some policies, such as bridging the gap between rich and poor that they say widened during Shinzo Abe’s rule and worsened by epidemics.
Following the announcement of the dissolution of the House by Speaker Tadamori Oshima, the more powerful 465 lawmakers in the lower house stood up, chanted “Benazi” three times and left. The official campaign for all 465 new vacant seats begins on Tuesday.
The last election to the lower house took place in 2017 under a strong conservative abbey who pulled the long-ruling Conservative Liberal Democratic Party to the right as Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.
In that vote, the LDP and its ally New Comito together won 310 seats, or two-thirds of the chamber.
Opposition parties have struggled to get enough votes to form a new government, following the short-lived rule of the Democratic Party of Japan in 2009-2012. But with weak LDP support under Suga, the party lost three parliamentary by-elections and one local vote this year to opposition contenders.
Yukio Adano, head of Japan’s main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party, told NHK public television that he hoped the election would be “the first step in changing politics.”
In his first policy speech last week, کشیدا۔ He promised to strengthen the country’s epidemic response, revive the economy and strengthen defense against threats from China and North Korea. They. Efforts were made to gradually increase social and economic activities through vaccination certificates and further testing.
The leader of the Democratic Party for the People, Yuichiro Tamaki, said. کشیدا۔ It was selfish to dissolve the lower house so quickly. of that far off. “It’s not clear what the policies are. They Asking for a mandate from the voters.
He said his party would propose an economic policy that would pay workers more.
“We want to create a political situation where the ruling and opposition blocs are close,” Tamki said.