Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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Japan’s new PM Fumio Kishida vows to end coronavirus crisis, boost defences against China, North Korea

  • Rallying support ahead of an expected October 31 general election, Kishida promised in his first policy speech to pursue politics of ‘trust and empathy’
  • He said establishing a stable relationship with China is important, but Tokyo will still ‘speak up’ against Beijing’s activities in the region

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Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers his first policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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