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 places a red rosette on the name of elected LDP candidates during the ballot-counting ceremony for the Parliamentary Lower House elections in Tokyo on October 22, 2017. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo
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