Japan’s Kishida unlikely to run in ruling party leadership race: Kyodo

Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida arrives at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/Files

TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, considered among contenders to be next prime minister, is unlikely to run in a ruling party leadership race in September, Kyodo news agency said on Tuesday, citing sources close to him. Kishida, who is now the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) policy chief, will hold a […]

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