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[SOCIAL WIRE] World Leaders Send Well Wishes as Shinzo Abe Health Forces PM to Step Down




Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had struggled with exhaustion for weeks as Japanese media speculated about his frequent hospital visits. And then it was revealed a recurring medical condition had become a problem. Abe called a press conference on the afternoon of 28 August and said he will resign as prime minister. On Twitter, we took a look at how some world leaders reacted.






Galileo Ferrari works at a global IT company, consults with startups in Japan, and is a contributor with JAPAN Forward. The views expressed are his own.