Japan PM Abe keeps key ministers in posts, taps one woman for cabinet

Japan's new Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya speaks to the media at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kept key ministers in their posts in a cabinet reshuffle in Tuesday, including finance, trade and foreign affairs, while appointing just one woman to the new lineup. Abe, who has made female empowerment a high profile policy, tapped Satsuki Katayama, a conservative lawmaker and former finance official, […]

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