At a press conference following the dissolution of Japan’s House of Representatives last week, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida offered stark words about the choice facing voters in the Oct. 31 general election.
“The age is at a turning point,” Kishida said. “Which way it moves will determine the future of Japan.” While Kishida has every reason to draw clear distinctions between his party and the opposition, there is truth in what the prime minister says.
The above excerpt was originally published in Nikkei Asia.
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