The Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Acehide Suga decided to nominate his candidacy for the presidency of the ruling liberal democratic party and Prime Minister of the country. On 28 August the head of the government Shinzo Abe announced the resignation for health reasons.”I am ready to give all my strength to continue the course of administration of Abe and promote it further,” said Yoshihide Suga at a press conference (quoted by the Agency “Kyodo”). Mr. Suge 71 years, almost eight years he was Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers. For the presidency of the LDP and Prime Minister also claimed the former Minister of foreign Affairs Kishida Fumio and former defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba. Elections will be held on 14 September, the Parliament approves the new Prime Minister on September 16.Read more about caring Shinzo Abe — in the material “Kommersant” “the Country of the outgoing Abe”.