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Kishida's approval rating peaks after Biden summit: Nikkei poll

More than 90% feel Japan needs to prepare for Taiwan emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, left, and U.S. President Joe Biden at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on May 23.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The approval rating of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's cabinet reached 66% in the latest Nikkei survey, the highest since it was sworn in last October.

Approval edged up from the 64% of April, while the cabinet's disapproval rating fell to 23% from 27%, in the poll conducted with TV Tokyo over the weekend.

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