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Japan's Kishida moves to retain Aso as deputy PM, finance minister - Jiji

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Japan's Kishida moves to retain Aso as deputy PM, finance minister - Jiji
Japan's Kishida moves to retain Aso as deputy PM, finance minister - Jiji   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

TOKYO – Japan’s presumptive next prime minister, Fumio Kishida, has started making arrangements to retain Taro Aso as deputy premier and finance minister in the new cabinet, Jiji news agency reported on Thursday.

Aso, himself a former prime minister, has served as Japan’s deputy premier and finance minister since December 2012.