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Japan PM Kishida vows to devote himself to ending COVID-19 crisis

Fumio Kishida - wikipedia
Fumio Kishida (Photo: Wikipedia)
On Friday, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said he would do his utmost to lead Japan out of the COVID-19 crisis while protecting its territory and people in an increasingly tough security environment.اضافة اعلان

On Monday, Kishida took the top job in the world's third-largest economy, replacing Yoshihide Suga, who had seen his support undermined by surging COVID-19 infections. Daily cases have recently fallen, and an extended state of emergency was lifted this month.

"I'm determined to devote body-and-soul to overcome this national crisis with the people, carve out a new era and pass on to the next generation a country whose citizens are rich at heart," Kishida said in his first policy speech to parliament

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