- September 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Economy
TOKYO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, on Wednesday won the race to lead Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) party and become the next prime minister. read more
The soft-spoken Kishida, 64, won a run-off against vaccine minister Taro Kono with 257 votes to 170.
Here are some reactions to the news.
TAIWAN’S FOREIGN MINISTRY
“Our country’s government sincerely hopes that the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, under the leadership of President Kishida, will continue to promote the all-round friendly and substantive cooperation between Taiwan and Japan, and work together to promote peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific…