Rule change could make Shinzo Abe Japan's longest-serving PM

New rules could see Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, becoming the country’s longest-serving leader since World War II.

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    New rules could see Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, becoming the country's longest-serving leader since World War II.

    The Liberal Democrats have changed the term limit from six years to nine years, which means Abe could potentially stay in office until 2021.


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