Yoshihide Suga speaks during a news conference following his confirmation as Prime Minister of Japan in Tokyo, Japan September 16, 2020. Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS

Yoshihide Suga speaks during a news conference following his confirmation as Prime Minister of Japan in Tokyo, Japan September 16, 2020. Although Suga is Japan's first new leader in nearly eight years, his new cabinet is relatively familiar- keeping about half of the members from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS

Yoshihide Suga speaks during a news conference following his confirmation as Prime Minister of Japan in Tokyo, Japan September 16, 2020. Suga won a LDP leadership race by a landslide on Monday and faces a number of challenges in office, including tackling COVID-19 while reviving a battered economy and dealing with a rapidly aging society. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga prepares for a photo session with other cabinet ministers at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga with Finance Minister Taro Aso (R) and Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (L) smile as they prepare for a photo session with other cabinet members at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 16, 2020. Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool via REUTERS

Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga poses for the cameras with his cabinet members following the first Cabinet meeting at the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, Japan September 16, 2020. Rodrigo Reyes Marin /Pool via REUTERS