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Japan Diet Session to Elect New PM May Be Convened Oct. 4

Japan Diet Session to Elect New PM May Be Convened Oct. 4

   Tokyo, Sept. 16 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government is considering convening an extraordinary parliamentary session to elect the successor to outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Oct. 4, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a press conference Thursday.
   The extraordinary session will follow the leadership election for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Sept. 29. Suga, also president of the LDP, will not run in the party contest.

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