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Japan: The Race To Replace Shinzo Abe – Analysis

Eurasia Review Thursday, 27 August 2020
Japan: The Race To Replace Shinzo Abe – AnalysisA race to replace Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has begun. Recent political developments have weighed on his government and a consensus has emerged that a fourth term for Abe is unsustainable.

By Purnendra Jain and Takeshi Kobayashi

Japan’s general election is not due until October 2021 and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told reporters he wants to take care of his health and do his job, despite a visiting hospital for a second week. A top spokesman played down concerns and said the prime minister was "the same as usual." Adam Reed reports.

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