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Mitsuhide Iwaki

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Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe
Role  Japanese Politician
Preceded by  Yoko Kamikawa
Education  Sophia University
Alma mater  Sophia University
Party  Liberal Democratic Party
Name  Mitsuhide Iwaki

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Born  4 December 1949 (age 66) Iwaki, Japan (1949-12-04)
Political party  Liberal Democratic Party

Mitsuhide Iwaki (岩城 光英, Iwaki Mitsuhide, born December 4, 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the National Diet (national legislature). A native of Iwaki, Fukushima and graduate of Sophia University with a B.L., he worked at Suntory and served in the city assembly of Iwaki for two terms since 1980, in the assembly of Fukushima Prefecture for two terms from 1986 and as mayor of Iwaki for two terms from 1990. He was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 1998.

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Iwaki was named Minister of Justice in Shinzo Abe cabinet on October 7, 2015.

Conservative views

Iwaki is a member of the Sinseiren parliamentary group (fundamentalist Shinto).

On October 18, 2015, a few days after joining Shinzo Abe's cabinet, Iwaki visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine.


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