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Factbox: Japan main parties’ pledges ahead of Oct. 22 election

Campaigning began on Tuesday in an election that pits Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party against the fledgling Party of Hope led by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and other smaller parties contesting seats in Japan’s lower house of parliament. The following are the stances on key policies from the LDP, Party of Hope and […]