It is reported by the Kyodo agency on its Twitter page.

"The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Abe is resigning en masse ahead of Sugi's inauguration," the statement reads.

On August 28, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his intention to resign for health reasons.

Later it became known that 71-year-old Yoshihide Suga became the new head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.