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Motegi to stay Japan's foreign minister in message of continuity

Kishida signals 'free and open Indo-Pacific' concept is here to stay

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi meets with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a visit to London in May. (Photo courtesy of the State Department) 

TOKYO/NEW YORK -- Fumio Kishida, the newly elected leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, plans to reappoint Toshimitsu Motegi as foreign minister, Nikkei has learned.

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