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Japan's newly-elected PM announces lineup of cabinet

2008-09-24 09:42:04 GMT2008-09-24 17:42:04 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Japan's newly-elected Prime Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday announced the lineup of his cabinet.

Takeo Kawamura and Hirofumi Nakasone, both of whom served separately as education ministers, and former deputy defense chief Yasukazu Hamada, among others, were appointed respectively to the posts of chief cabinet secretary, foreign minister and defense minister in the new cabinet.

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