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Sadakazu Tanigaki, fresh off his election as president of the Liberal Democratic Party, chose veteran lawmakers Tuesday for the party’s top posts, including former agriculture minister Tadamori Oshima as his No. 2 man.

In an unsurprising lineup consisting of old-guard politicians, Oshima was tapped for secretary general while ex-farm minister Shigeru Ishiba will be chairman of the LDP’s Policy Research Council.

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