Ordinary Diet Session Closed - PM Abe Focuses on G20 and the Upper House Election
The extraordinary Diet session was ended on Wednesday, 26 June, as scheduled. Now Prime Minister Abe focuses on the success of the G20 summit that is held today and tomorrow. It is crucial for him and his administration to appeal his diplomatic skills for the upcoming House of Councillors election scheduled on 21 July, aiming to win more than half of the 124 seats to be contested. The summary of his press conference held after the Diet session closed is available from the Kyodo News article.