ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Politics

Japan's opposition turns up heat on government response

Prime Minister Abe defends Tokyo's handling of the hostage-taking.

TOKYO -- Opposition parties on Wednesday assailed the government for what they saw as its inadequate, ill-advised handling of the hostage crisis involving Islamic State militants.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more