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Japan's Shinzo Abe Is Stepping Down As Prime Minister

NPR Friday, 28 August 2020
Abe announced he is leaving office before his term ends in 2021 because of poor health. His legacy is controversial and successor is unclear.
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Japan's longest-serving Premier Shinzo Abe resigned on Friday over health issues. Abe's term was about to end in September 2021. The Japanese PM said that he would resign to undergo treatment for chronic illness. He added that he's suffering a recurrence of ulcerative colitis. Abe, who turns 66 next...

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