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, top center, bows after being re-elected as Japan's 98th prime minster during an extraordinary session at the Lower House of the Parliament in Tokyo on November 1, 2017. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo
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