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Japan’s Abe urges Iran to take actions that are grounded in wisdom

09 September, 2019 11:19 am 11:19 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed concerns about the Middle East situation and urged Iran to take actions “grounded in the wisdom derived from its rich history”. In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Abe called the Sept. 15 attacks on Saudi oil facilities “an extremely contemptible crime that … Read More

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Japan’s Abe says he hopes a no-deal Brexit will be avoided

01 January, 2019 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he hoped Britain and the European Union would avoid a no-deal Brexit. “It is the strong will of Japan to further develop this strong partnership with the UK, to invest more into the country and to enjoy further economic growth with the UK,” Abe … Read More

Japan PM Abe to keep key ministers in posts in cabinet reshuffle

10 October, 2018 10:04 am 10:04 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to keep key ministers in their posts in a cabinet reshuffle in Tuesday, including finance, foreign affairs and the economy minister who has handled knotty trade talks with the United States. Abe, who returned to office in December 2012, was re-elected as leader of his … Read More

In blow to Japan PM, son of US Marine wins Okinawa governor vote

10 October, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – The son of a US Marine and Japanese mother won an election for governor of Japan’s Okinawa island on Sunday on an anti-US military presence platform, defeating a candidate backed by the ruling bloc in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Denny Tamaki, who was backed by opposition parties, soundly defeated … Read More

Japan PM Abe says arranging visit to China next month

09 September, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in Vladivostok after meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping, said on Wednesday they had agreed to work towards an October visit by him to China, the latest sign of warming ties between the Asian rivals. Abe also said he and Xi shared the view that Japan and China … Read More

Japan PM Abe says relations with China back on ‘normal track’

09 September, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed confidence in improving ties with China and said the countries’ relationship had returned to a “normal track”. Abe, who is expected to visit China at the end of October, was also quoted as saying he hoped to invite President Xi Jinping to Japan in the future. … Read More

Japanese PM Abe seen headed for extended term despite policy doubts

08 August, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his candidacy  for a ruling party leadership election he is expected to win, despite low expectations for his economic policies and doubts over his push to revise the pacifist constitution. The expected victory over ex-defence minister Shigeru Ishiba in the Sept. 20 Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) … Read More