The Japanese government has resigned.

According to the news reported by APA with reference to TASS agency, all its members submitted relevant applications at the extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers should be announced within the next few hours.

Resigned ministers will officially perform their duties until a new cabinet is formed.

Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno are expected to remain in their positions.