Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minster of Japan, is effectively resigning.
Per Breitbart News, Suga “announced Friday he will not seek reelection on September 29 as president of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), meaning he will effectively step down from his role as prime minister.”
“Suga made the announcement at an extraordinary meeting of LDP executives on Friday [September 3],” the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) reported.
His stated reason was that he wants to “focus on measures to curb transmission of the Chinese coronavirus within Japan.”
The move was unexpected in Japan and will certainly have repercussions worldwide.
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