Yoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: APYoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: AP
Yoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: AP

Japan’s Suga wins LDP race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

  • I will devote all of myself to work for Japan and its citizens, Suga said after winning 377 votes
  • The long-time ally of Abe has said he will pursue his predecessor’s ‘Abenomics’ and follow a diplomatic line centered on the US-Japan alliance

Topic |   Japan
Yoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: APYoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: AP
Yoshihide Suga was elected as new head of Japan’s ruling party at the LDP’s leadership election on Monday. Photo: AP
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