Naoto Kan elected as Japans new PM

4th June 2010, Comments 0 comments

The new leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, Naoto Kan, has been elected as Japan’s new Prime Minister. The Japanese Parliament approved his candidacy for the post earlier today. Mr. Kan has replaced Yukio Hatoyama, who was compelled to tender his resignation after his popularity had plummeted due to his failure to redeem election pledges.

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