Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike to challenge PM Shinzo Abe with new party

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September 25, 2017 2:11 PM

​TOKYO (REUTERS) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Monday (Sept 25) said she will lead a new national party that will challenge Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in a general election expected to be called for next month.