Opposition parties in Japan file no-confidence motion against PM Suga’s cabinet
Kathmandu, June 15. Opposition parties in Japan have filed a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Suga’s cabinet.
The main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and other three opposition parties is said to have filed for the no-confidence motion after denial of pushing back the parliamentary session by three months.
Yukio Edano, leader of the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan announced the no-confidence motion. He said, “Prime Minister Suga’s Cabinet has no sense of responsibility or crisis in protecting the lives and livelihoods of people from coronavirus infections, deemed the greatest crisis of the postwar era”
The opposition parties is said to have advocating to extend the parliamentary sessions as the coronavirus pandemic is still affecting the country and due to issues related to the Tokyo Olympics.
Suga has however said that his main priority is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
The last time the cabinet faced a no-confidence motion was in June 2019, which was voted down in the Lower House.
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