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67% approve of Kishida's handling of Ukraine war: Nikkei poll

Japanese leader's overall approval rating rises 6 points to 61%

The approval rating of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's cabinet has moved up for the first time since December 2021.

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's cabinet drew support from 67% of respondents for its handling of the Ukraine war in the latest Nikkei-TV Tokyo survey.

The cabinet's overall approval rating reached 61%, up 6 percentage points from the February poll and marking the first gain since December.

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