Yoshiro Mori, secretary general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, lashed out Tuesday at two candidates in the LDP presidential race, blasting criticisms of a decision to form a coalition government with New Komeito.

Mori said the criticisms will “not benefit the party,” and noted the coalition’s formation was due to the party’s formal decision-making process.

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