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Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister to resign due to health condition

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Jei Beltrano

August 28, 2020 at 2:35 PM PHT (GMT +8)

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NHK reported early afternoon of Friday, that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to file a resignation due to his current health condition making rounds in the political system of Japan over the question who will take over his position. The Prime Minister is expected to face the media in a few hours at 5:00 PM Japan time.

Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister to resign due to health condition

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Since Shinzo Abe underwent an examination at Tokyo’s Keio University Hospital few weeks ago, his health condition has been the hot subject of the news up to now. He returned for a followup exam on Monday. Reports followed stating that his condition had declined since July and then worsened in early August.

On his 2,799th day of office on Monday, Abe had just become Japan's longest-serving prime minister in terms of consecutive tenure.

With Abe set to resign, the race to find his replacement is intensifying.

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Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister to resign due to health condition