China News Service, August 25. According to Kyodo News, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held talks with Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai at the Liberal Democratic Party headquarters on the 25th local time.
According to relevant sources, Yoshihide Suga stated that "I hope to hold the Liberal Democratic Party presidential election in an orderly manner, and if the election schedule is determined that I have no objections," he confirmed the policy of implementing the presidential election.
The two also reached an agreement to maintain collaboration on the response to the new crown epidemic.
Data map: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Yoshihide Suga's term as president ends (September 30) and the term of the House of Representatives expires (October 21) is approaching. The two discussed the presidential election and the dissolution of the House of Representatives to hold a general election schedule.
In addition, the two sides may also exchange views on the dissolution strategy under the epidemic.
Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election schedule is likely to be "announcement on September 17 and vote count on the 29th." It will be decided at the presidential election management committee meeting on August 26.
Different from the simple method of voting by members of the Diet and prefectural branch associations in 2020, the voting of party members and party members will be implemented this time.
Regarding the presidential election, the second stage said at a press conference on the 24th that the second-tier faction all support Yoshihide Suga's re-election.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and National Assembly Policy Committee Chairman Hiroshi Moriyama and other party leaders also announced their support for Suga Yoshihide.
Under such circumstances, the movements of Fumio Kishida, who had competed with Yoshihide Suga in the presidential election in September 2020, became the focus of attention.Keywords: