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 Lower House of Japan’s Diet dissolved for general election

 

  • The Lower House speaker made the announcement this afternoon which triggers a national election. 
  • The Cabinet will meet later in the day to formally set the election date, which is expected for October 31. 
  • It will be the first Lower House election in four years. 
  • The top issues are likely to be the response to the coronavirus pandemic and how to rebuild the economy.