Yuriko Koike

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Yuriko Koike

Yuriko Koike (born 15 July 1952) is a Japanese politician and the current governor of Tokyo.[1]

She was born and raised in Ashiya, Hyōgo Prefecture. She dropped out of University in Japan, who moved to the Middle East and studied Arabic. She graduated from Cairo University in Egypt, and she began to work an interpreter and translator of Arabic. She worked as a journalist in the 1980s and entered politics in the 1990s.

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