Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe resigns over health concerns, apologises for leaving amid Covid-19 pandemic

  • Abe’s resignation ends his run as the country’s longest serving premier. The 65-year-old says he has been struggling with a relapse of his chronic illness
  • Explaining his decision to step down, he says ‘poor health should not lead to wrong political decisions’

Topic |   Shinzo Abe
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo
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