Shinzo Abe’s sliding ratings raise doubts over whether he can win a third three-year term as ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader in a September vote. File photo: Reuters

Former Japan PM Junichiro Koizumi says embattled leader Shinzo Abe may quit in June as support collapses

Japan’s ex-leader Junichiro Koizumi – a critic of Shinzo Abe’s support for nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima crisis – said that if Abe hangs on, it could hurt LDP candidates in an upper house election next summer

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Shinzo Abe’s sliding ratings raise doubts over whether he can win a third three-year term as ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader in a September vote. File photo: Reuters
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