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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe officially resigns

CBS News Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
Abe was Japan's longest-serving prime minister, but he announced last month that he was stepping down due to health problems.
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Yoshihide Suga, a long-time ally of outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a ruling Liberal Democratic Party leadership election on Monday, paving the way for him to become prime minister in a parliamentary vote this week. Emer McCarthy reports.

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