Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opened the 150-day ordinary Diet session Friday with a policy speech that reaffirmed his vow to push up wages and expand consumption to make his “Abenomics” economic policy sustainable.

Abe devoted most of the 33-page speech to his domestic economic agenda, referring little to the deteriorating relations with China and South Korea or his long-held ambition to revise the pacifist Constitution.

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