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Name  Fumiaki Matsumoto

Role  Japanese Politician
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Fumiaki Matsumoto (松本 文明, Matsumoto Fumiaki, born March 25, 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Sera District, Hiroshima and graduate of Meiji University, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1985. After losing his seat in 2003, he was re-elected in 2005.

His profile on the LDP website:

  • Former member of the Metropolitan Assembly
  • Member, Committee on Audit and Oversight of Administration
  • Member, Special Committee on Disasters
  • Director, Committee on Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Positions

    Matsumoto, who is affiliated to Nippon Kaigi, attended a party organized by the Tokyo branch of the openly revisionist lobby to celebrate the Shinzō Abe cabinet, where the Imperial Rising Sun Flag was flown, the "Kimigayo" sung, and the pledge to "break away from the post-war regime" renewed.

    Matsumoto gave the following answers to the questionnaire submitted by Mainichi to parlementarians in 2012:

  • in favor of the revision of the Constitution
  • in favor of right of collective self-defense (revision of Article 9)
  • in favor of reform of the National assembly (unicameral instead of bicameral)
  • in favor of the reactivation of nuclear plants
  • against the goal of zero nuclear power by 2030s
  • in favor of the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma (Okinawa)
  • in favor of evaluating the purchase of Senkaku Islands by the Government
  • in favor of a strong attitude versus China
  • against the reform of the Imperial Household that would allow women to retain their Imperial status even after marriage
  • against the participation of Japan to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • against a nuclear-armed Japan
  • References

    Fumiaki Matsumoto Wikipedia

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