Japan PM Kishida to appoint ex-education minister Hayashi as foreign minister -Jiji


Japan’s new Education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi arrives at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is predicted to appoint former Education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi as new foreign minister, Jiji information company reported on Saturday.

The appointment will likely be a part of a brand new cupboard Kishida is predicted to craft on Wednesday, after his ruling occasion gained a decrease home election on Oct. 31.

Reporting by Leika Kihara
Editing by Chris Reese

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