Prime Minister Naoto Kan formally announces his retirement

Prime Minister Naoto Kan formally announced his withdrawal at the Democratic Board of Directors' Meeting today on August 26.

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Prime Minister Naoto Kan received the fact that at the Democratic Board of Directors' Meeting held this afternoon, the Special Bond Law Act and the Renewable Energy Special Measures Law, which had been set as conditions for retirement, were established at the House of Councilors plenary session. "As promised, I will resign the position of the prime minister if the new representative is decided. "He declared that he was formally resigned.

The term of office of Prime Minister Kan is 444 days from June 8, 2010. It was longer than 258 days, the period of office of Mr. Yukio Hatoyama, the predecessor, and it was longer than the prime minister called short-lived cabinet.

The general assembly of the House of Representatives approved this. It decided to announce the delegation on the 27th and to do on the schedule of the 29th bombotment, and the election campaign will start practically. As for the succession with regard to succession, former representative Ichiro Ozawa judged that there is no idea that Mr. Maehara will fundamentally change the traditional "de-Ozawa" route in personnel affairs, etc., and former foreign minister Seiji Maehara I informed the surroundings that I do not support. For this reason, the prospects for Maehara's campaign based on the "mainstream faction" that supported the Kan administration, and the Ozawa group, the biggest in the party, will face full confrontation.

Although the Ozawa Group has not yet clarified the candidate which it supports, from within the group there is a voice saying "Will it be the Morihiko Shikino Morihiko Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister" and in part, Takeo Nishioka It is that there is also movement to adopt the upper house chairperson.

In addition to Mr. Maehara in addition to Mr. Maehara, there are five people, Mr. Michihiko Kano, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economic Industry Minister Hirohisa Haita, and Environment Minister Shinji Ozawa. Furthermore, Mr. Sumio Masubuchi before the Land Transport Minister and Shinzo Taruhira, former chairman of the country vice chairman are showing motivation, but there are moves within the party to seek adjustment of candidates, and the circumstances of the recommendation people necessary for the candidacy and the inside of the party It is estimated that the final judgment will be made by judging the situation.

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