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Suga to reappoint Aso as Japan's finance minister

Ruling party's powerful secretary-general will also retain his post

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks at a finance committee meeting in the upper house of the parliament.

TOKYO -- Yoshihide Suga, the newly chosen leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, will retain Taro Aso as finance minister and deputy prime minister after Suga's expected election as prime minister later this week, Nikkei has learned.

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