TOKYO: Japan’s judgment Liberal Democratic Celebration (LDP) will release an updated list of members who have had connections with the controversial Unification Church, Kyodo news agency said on Tuesday (Sep 20), citing the particular party’s secretary-general.
Prime Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Fumio Kishida’s LDP earlier this month announced that 179 from 379 members this surveyed were found to have interacted with the church . Revelations in regards to the ties came to lighting after former premier Shinzo Abe was photo during an political election rally . The suspected killer held responsible him for helping the church, which he said had bankrupted his mother .
In a cabinet reshuffle final month, Kishida taken out seven ministers who seem to had disclosed hyperlinks to the church in an attempt to reverse a slide in his approval rankings.
However , Economy Minister Daishiro Yamagiwa admitted in an information conference on Wednesday he had attended the Unification Church-sponsored occasion in 2018 that he had not previously documented to the party, according to local media.