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Yoshihide Suga

Yoshihide Suga
菅 義偉
Yoshihide Suga in April 2013
Chief Cabinet Secretary
Assumed office
2012
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
Preceded by Osamu Fujimura
Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
In office
26 September 2006 – 27 August 2007
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
Preceded by Heizō Takenaka
Succeeded by Hiroya Masuda
Personal details
Born (1948-12-06) 6 December 1948
Yuzawa, Akita, Japan
Alma mater Hosei University

Yoshihide Suga (菅 義偉 Suga Yoshihide, born December 6, 1948) is a Japanese politician currently serving as Chief Cabinet Secretary. He previously served as Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications in the cabinet of Shinzō Abe until August 2007.

with Ichita Yamamoto and Satsuki Katayama (September 19, 2006)

He was born in Ogachi (now Yuzawa), Akita Prefecture and obtained an LL.B. from Hosei University in Tokyo. He served as a secretary to Diet member Hikosaburō Okonogi for eleven years, then as secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Industry in 1984 and later as a member of the Yokohama city council.

Suga was elected to the Diet of Japan in 1996. Originally a member of the Obuchi faction, he left the faction after refusing to support Obuchi in the 1998 party elections. He also refused to participate in the no confidence motion against Yoshirō Mori in 2000. and better relations with China and Korea as leader.

Affiliated to the openly-Nippon Kaigi,[1] Suga has formed a team to reexamine the "background" of the Kono Statement of 1993.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Abe’s reshuffle promotes right-wingers" - Korea Joongang Daily - 2014/09/05
  2. ^ "Japan to review lead-up to WW2 comfort women statement". www.bbc.com. The BBC. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

External links

  • Official website (Japanese)
House of Representatives of Japan
New title
New constituency
Representative for Kanagawa 2nd district
1996–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Osamu Fujimura
Chief Cabinet Secretary
2012–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Heizō Takenaka
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Hiroya Masuda
New creation Minister of State for Decentralisation Reform
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Hiroya Masuda
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