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The Cabinet’s public approval rating has plummeted to 38.9 percent, with the majority of respondents opposed to the Diet’s enactment of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s contentious security laws, according to the latest Kyodo News survey.

The nationwide telephone survey, conducted Saturday and Sunday, found that the support rate for Abe’s Cabinet was down more than four points from the 43.2 percent logged in the previous survey in mid-August.

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