Moments from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's career(35 images)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his resignation from the office on Friday, citing health reasons. The nation's longest-serving prime minister, Abe, 65, said he will remain until a successor is found. Here's a look back at his political career.

Abe appears during the closing ceremony at the Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 21, 2016. The torch was passed from Brazil to Japan for the 2020 Olympics. The 2020 Games have been postponed to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI | License Photo
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