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On Friday, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced he would not be running for reelection as the leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and in doing so effectively resigned from his position as Prime Minister after just one year in office.

The Japan Times’ political correspondent, Satoshi Sugiyama, discusses Suga’s sudden resignation and who might replace him as prime minister.

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