Yoshihide Suga’s government resigns, Japanese parliament to appoint new Prime Minister
Suga collected resignations from all members of the cabinet at the emergency meeting. They will continue to serve as acting ministers in the upcoming hours until the new cabinet is appointed.
The new Prime Minister will be appointed by the Japanese parliament shortly. It will be Fumio Kishida, leader of the governing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Following his appointment, Kishida will announce the new cabinet membership.