Today: Thursday, 23 May 2024 year

The Japanese opposition will pass a vote of no confidence in the Kishida government.

The Japanese opposition will pass a vote of no confidence in the Kishida government.

The chairman of the opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan announced his intention to submit a proposal for a vote of no confidence in the government of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

The party intends to make a proposal on Friday, June 16. The opposition party opposes a bill to form a special fund to provide financial resources for defense needs, a vote on the bill on which is scheduled for Friday.

At the same time, rumors continue to circulate in the Japanese media that if the proposal for a vote of no confidence is still put forward, then the Japanese prime minister may decide to hold early elections as early as next week before Emperor Naruhito leaves for an official visit to Indonesia on June 23 .


The decision to dissolve the lower house of parliament lies with the head of the government of Japan – the prime minister, but the act of dissolution is performed by the emperor. The term of office of the current members of the lower house of the Japanese Parliament expires in October 2025.


The latest public opinion polls conducted by the Japanese media have shown that the level of support for the current cabinet of ministers has begun to fall again. Thus, according to the data of the NHK TV channel, in a month it decreased by three percentage points – up to 43%.