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Japan PM says it would be possible to dissolve parliament under state of emergency

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Japan PM says it would be possible to dissolve parliament under state of emergency
Japan PM says it would be possible to dissolve parliament under state of emergency   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday it would be possible to dissolve the lower house of parliament, a key step for calling a snap election, even under the coronavirus state of emergency.

Suga told reporters, however, his top priority was the coronavirus response and he would consult medical experts on Wednesday on a possible expansion of areas covered by the state of emergency.