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Abe rival says Japan should have banned China visitors earlier

Shigeru Ishiba attacks prime minister's handling of coronavirus pandemic

Shigeru Ishiba speaks at a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before the two competed in a ruling Liberal Democratic Party leadership election in September 2018.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Shigeru Ishiba, a heavyweight lawmaker in Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, on Monday attacked Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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