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Kishida elected as Japan's 101st Prime Minister

Kishida elected as Japan's 101st Prime Minister

Tokyo, Nov 10 (UNI/Sputnik) The lower chamber of the Japanese parliament elected Fumio Kishida, the head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, the 101st Japanese prime minister by a majority of 297 votes at a session that was broadcast live.
In Japan, a prime minister is elected by a majority vote. Each political party proposes its candidate.
Kishida's Liberal Democratic Party secured a majority in the lower chamber on October 31.
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