Shinzo Abe (right) and Shigeru Ishiba in parliament. Photo: AFP

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe faces long-shot challenge from Shigeru Ishiba, a former defence minister

Abe will be ensured a third term and be on track to become Japan’s longest-serving prime minister if he wins the Liberal Democratic Party’s leadership vote on September 20.

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Shinzo Abe (right) and Shigeru Ishiba in parliament. Photo: AFP
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