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Japan's new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, hopes to use his listening skills and moderate approach toward leadership to get the nation back on track after the COVID-19 pandemic.    © Getty Images
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Leading by listening: Kishida offers Japan a traditional style of politics

New prime minister's election is a victory for the party machinery of previous decades

RYO NEMOTO, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- "I have often heard it said that 'Kishida is finished,' but I believe I would be well suited to the role of prime minister."

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