Norihiko Akagi takes responsibility for ruling party’s worst polls defeat in decades.
“I think voters’ expectations for the upper house are now extremely high”
Satsuki Eda, newly elected upper house president
“The makeup of the upper house has drastically changed after the upper house elections and we are facing a political situation we have never faced before,” he told the session.
“I think voters’ expectations for the upper house are now extremely high.”
A cabinet reshuffle is expected later this month, according to the local media.