On the 7th, Prime Minister Kishida held talks with Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi and Abe's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda.
It seems that they exchanged opinions on the situation within the party and the intentions of factions toward the cabinet reshuffle and party officer appointments on the 10th of this week.
Prime Minister Kishida held a meeting with Liberal Democratic Party Vice President Aso on the 6th, followed by Secretary-General Motegi and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda, who belongs to the Abe faction, the largest faction in the party, at the Prime Minister's official residence on the afternoon of the 7th. We had a meeting.
At the meeting, it seems that they exchanged opinions on the situation within the party and the intentions of factions toward the reshuffle of the Cabinet on the 10th of this week and the appointment of officers of the Liberal Democratic Party.
At a press conference on the 6th, Prime Minister Kishida said, "I would like to start the new system as soon as possible, considering various issues such as the new corona, response to high prices, and the situation in Ukraine and Taiwan." We are determined to retain Vice Governor, Secretary-General Motegi and Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno.
As Prime Minister Kishida, I would like to maintain the framework of the government and strengthen the system to respond to domestic and foreign issues. We are planning to proceed with personnel adjustments, such as assigning discretionary personnel appointments at the general affairs meeting.