Early election announcement coming up?
If the election were called, the likely timings:
- Abe would be likely will dissolve the lower house as soon as the Diet convenes on September 28
- October 22 the likelt date, although the 17th or 29th are also possible
- In either case, the three lower house by-elections scheduled for October 22 would be cancelled
Also:Reuters quoting sources:
- Japan finance minister Aso is said to be skipping G20 and IMF meetings in US next month