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Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea

Published on: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:09:18 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance toward a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system.

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