Japan's ruling party backs away from controversial constitution revision proposal

19 October 2016
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party will not pursue its controversial 2012 proposal to revise Japan’s pacifist constitution, instead committing to seek consensus with opposition parties on amendments to the supreme law, an LDP official said Tuesday. “We do not intend to propose the 2012 draft, or part of it” for discussions at the Diet’s constitution commissions, Okiharu Yasuoka, the head of th[...] Read more here: Japan Today


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