Washington: U.S. state secretary Mike Pompeo congratulated Yoshihide Suga on his election as PM of Japan via Twitter, on Wednesday, September 16.
,,I congratulate Yoshihide Suga on his election as Prime Minister of Japan. Looking forward to working with him and Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to uphold the U.S.-Japan Alliance as the cornerstone of peace, security, and prosperity in a free and open Indo-Pacific’’, he wrote.
As previously reported, leader of Liberal Democratic party Yoshihide Suga was appointed to new PM of Japan. His appointment was voted by 314 deputies of parliament from 465.