The Japanese government resigned on Tuesday, leaving only six of the country’s 18 ministers to retain their posts. However, these are the key ministers, who seem to be Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s closest associates.
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko, Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii, Economic Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.
In late September, Shinzo Abe was re-elected as Japanese prime minister, winning 553 out of 807 votes in support of his candidacy for the post of the president of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japanese refiners have stopped buying Iranian crude ahead of the November 4 deadline set by Washington to all countries doing business with Iran before economic sanctions return.
Now, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will form a new cabinet of ministers, posting 12 new ministers to their posts. The new cabinet is set to be approved by the Emperor of Japan, after which it will be considered officially formed.
Japan’s opposition parties submitted a no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a meeting of their leaders. Without any democratic re-election, Shinzo Abe can form his alternative government, leaving the key figures @ their posts?
The Fukushima disaster must have played a key roll in the re-adjustment, but the global media does not mention this in order to keep the facts a dirty secret.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Political News 2018.