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Japan’s government could change peace constitution

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida after winning the election. Will he now change Japan’s constitution?

In a parliamentary election on Sunday, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Japan was able to gain votes. This brings within reach a political project that has failed several times in recent decades: The amendment of a constitutional article that commits Japan to peacefulness. To this day, the country’s army is not officially designated as such. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida could now bring the legal framework into line with reality.

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