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Masuzoe wins Tokyo governor vote in pro-nuclear campaign

Exit polls suggest former TV presenter and cabinet minister Yoichi Masuzoe has won the election for Tokyo governor, with the vote is being seen as a popular verdict on the use of nuclear power.

Mr Masuzoe agrees with government plans to restart Japan's nuclear reactors, while his two closest rivals campaigned on an anti-nuclear platform.

Nichola Carroll reports.

  • 09 Feb 2014
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