Obstacles may await Ordinary Diet session

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may face the robust discussions and challenging tasks during the 193rd ordinary Diet session, which will be convened tomorrow, 20 January. Among 86 bills to be submitted, a few of them, such as a bill on the imperial abdication and a so-called "conspiracy bill", are expected to cause turbulence between the ruling and opposition parties. In addition, it is said to be difficult to extend the session that is to be closed on 18 June since Tokyo metropolitan assembly election is scheduled some time between the end of June and early July.  For more details, please visit the article on Sankei Shimbun from the link below (Japanese only).

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