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Sources close to the Japanese Prime Minister say he plans to step down to deal with a health problem.

Abe Shinzo is scheduled to hold a news conference later in the day to explain his decision.

Abe has visited a hospital twice over the past two weeks, fuelling speculation that his health has deteriorated.

This is the second time that Abe is to leave the post over a medical issue -- stepping down in 2007, because of his inflammatory bowel disease, after only serving a year in office.

He returned to the top job in 2012 after a landslide election win in the Lower House.
This seven-year tenure makes him Japan's longest-serving leader ever.

Abe could have served one more year in office. His term as president of the main ruling Liberal Democratic Party would have run out in September next year. (NHK)

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  • Samson Friday, 28 August 2020 11:53 AM

    Lesson for our leaders.

    Chaminda Dissanayake Friday, 28 August 2020 12:27 PM

    Also for the people who think same leader need to stay long to develop a nation.

    As Friday, 28 August 2020 01:15 PM

    Yes. Your are correct. For our leaders STEP. UP. !!!

    Jinna Friday, 28 August 2020 01:35 PM

    No medicine for your ignorance.

    BigEars Friday, 28 August 2020 12:04 PM

    He also messed up handling of a cruise ship with Corona infected passengers and was losing public support.

    Lumbini Friday, 28 August 2020 12:32 PM

    Words such as "step down and retirement" are prohibited words for our politicians. They may have not heard such words.

    KOLA KOTIYA Friday, 28 August 2020 12:48 PM

    OUR LEADERS NEED POWER TILL THEY DIE

    vithura Friday, 28 August 2020 01:20 PM

    One of the effective political leaders of Japan with good international standing!

    people Friday, 28 August 2020 01:33 PM

    He must be joking !! learn from SL.

    Globalist Friday, 28 August 2020 08:29 PM

    Wish Able Abe a speedy recovery. Japan and the rest of the world need more people like him - in or out of office.


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