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The Japanese Communist Party (JCP) won 21 seats in the lower house of parliament, an impressive leap from the eight seats it held going into the vote and the first time the party has secured double-digit representation in 14 years.

Kazuo Shii, the leader of the JCP stated that this victory shows that the people has appreciated the correct line of the party and hence the increase in the votes and seats.

Our Congratulations to the Japanese Communist Party!