Hatoyama Resigns: Japan’s Premier Will Quit as Approval Plummets

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:59 am June 2, 2010

“Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama of Japan, who swept into power last year with bold promises to revamp the country, then faltered over broken campaign pledges to remove an American base from Okinawa, announced Wednesday that he would step down.” He was the fourth PM in as many years.

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