The composition of the new government was announced by Hirokazu Matsuno, Secretary General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan.

“Yasutoshi Nishimura has been appointed Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, responsible for cooperation with Russia in the economic sphere, responsible for promoting the green transformation,” TASS quoted him as saying.

On August 10, it became known that the entire government of Japan had resigned.

Yasukazu Hamada, who already held this position in 2008-2009 in the government of Taro Aso, has been appointed the new Minister of Defense of Japan.