As parliament debates kick into high gear, all eyes are on Kishida’s signature policies

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As parliament debates kick into high gear, all eyes are on Kishida’s signature policies
The prime minister and his administration will now focus on some of his key legislative issues, including energy, defense and asylum programs.
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