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Yuki Tatsumi Op-ed in The Diplomat on Japanese Electins

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On June 1, Japan’s Diet concluded its session. During the press conference following the conclusion of the Diet session, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that his government has decided to postpone raising the consumption tax until the fall of 2019. He also announced that he would not dissolve the Lower House, making the upcoming Upper House election in July a referendum on his government’s policy.

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