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Suga looks to replace Japan's 'kingmaker' Nikai in party shake-up

LDP's longtime secretary-general offers to step down to change mood

LDP Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai, right, has urged Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to reshuffle the ruling party's leadership to regain public support.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is considering replacing the ruling party's powerful secretary-general, Toshihiro Nikai, as the Japanese leader struggles with low approval ratings amid surging coronavirus cases.

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