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Japan after Abe

Suga wins LDP election, in step to becoming Japan's prime minister

71-year-old expected to continue with Abe's economic policies

Yoshihide Suga was elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday. (Photo by Hirofumi Yamamoto)

TOKYO -- Yoshihide Suga was elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday, making him all but certain to become prime minister of the world's third-largest economy later this week.

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