Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpa
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpa

Who would succeed Japanese PM Shinzo Abe if he stepped aside due to health concerns?

  • Abe has been Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, partly because of the lack of dissent in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party
  • He plans to hold a news conference on Friday, his first extended appearance since June

Topic |   Shinzo Abe
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpa
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: dpa
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