Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE

Why Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation is unlikely to change approach to China

  • The Liberal Democrat leader announced that he would step down due to health issues
  • Analysts believe that whoever succeeds him will want to continue the balancing act between China and the United States

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
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