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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been Premier since December 2012.

Japan’s Shinzo Abe wins party leadership election, to stay as premier

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media as he announces his candidacy for the upcoming ruling Liberal Democratic Party presidential election, during a press conference in front of Mount Sakurajima volcano while on tour to Tarumizu, Kagoshima prefecture on August 26, 2018.Abe confirmed on August 26 he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and bolstering his dream of reforming the Constitution. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT

Japan’s Abe seeks fresh term as party head, record tenure as PM

Shinzo Abe confirmed Sunday he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and bolstering his dream of reforming the constitution.

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