• Kyodo


In the wake of his reinstatement Tuesday as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party for another three-year term, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to reshuffle his Cabinet and LDP executive posts possibly in early October as part of efforts to push forward his economic policies, according to LDP lawmakers.

“With ‘Abenomics’ being halfway along the road, I would like to fulfill my responsibility by producing results,” Abe, 60, told reporters after retaining the top party post in the absence of other candidates for an LDP presidential election that had been set for Sept. 20.

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