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New Japan FM appointed for 'consistency'

By Qin Jize and Cheng Guangjin | China Daily | Updated: 2011-03-10 07:56

New Japan FM appointed for 'consistency'

Matsumoto will continue policies of disgraced predecessor: Experts

BEIJING - Japan on Wednesday officially appointed a junior Cabinet minister, Takeaki Matsumoto, as foreign minister to replace Seiji Maehara who resigned last week because of a political donation scandal.

Experts say the appointment will help secure continuity in Tokyo's foreign policy at a time when Japan is encountering diplomatic difficulties with neighboring countries.

New Japan FM appointed for 'consistency'

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