Japan considers early parliamentary elections


Japan considers early parliamentary elections

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could dissolve the lower house of parliament in order to elect new deputies at a time when the opposition remains to be rebuilt.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering dissolving the lower house of parliament and calling for early parliamentary elections by the end of the year, local media sources said on Sunday (September 17th).

“According to people in the majority, the Prime Minister met with the president of the Komeito party [member of the ruling coalition] and told him that he did not rule out dissolution” during the special session of the Which is scheduled to begin on 28 September, NHK state television reported. The private channel Nippon TV and several newspapers give similar information.

Scandals and desertions

In doing so, Abe would cause national elections a year before the term of office of Deputies, taking advantage of the fact that the opposition is not in working order, the main formation, the Democratic Party from a change of president and making in the face of desertions and scandals.

The head of government since the end of 2012 would also cut the grass under the feet of Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, who are lent national ambitions through the extension of the Tomin First movement ( “citizens of the capital of first “) that it created for the recent Tokyo assembly renewal poll, won hands down to the detriment of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD) chaired by Mr. Abe.

Abercrombie & Fitch, ON, April 4, 2009 – Abe’s rise in popularity over the past few days, particularly as a result of its stance against the northern threat -Korean growth.

Mr. Abe had already provoked early parliamentary elections at the end of 2014, then offering a large victory to a ballot turned into a referendum for or against its policy of Abenomics economic revival