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 bows to Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko during the memorial service for the war dead of World War II marking the 72th anniversary at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on August 15, 2017. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo
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