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While there are many conservative members in the assembly, there was strong criticism about the forced vote in the Diet. I hope the central government and Diet will humbly listen to the voices of local areas.

Shoji Takaku, chairman of the Senboku municipal assembly in Akita Prefecture, urging a repeal of the state secrets protection law. 108 local assemblies have submitted written opinions to the central government and Diet calling for… Read

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