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Abe resigns over electoral defeat


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves the podium after announcing his resignation at a nationally televised press conference in Tokyo on Sept. 12. Abe said he would resign, ending a year-old government that has suffered a string of damaging scandals and a humiliating electoral defeat. [AP]

아베 신조 일본총리가 9월12일 도쿄에서 TV로 전국에 중계 방송된 기자회견에서 사임을 발표한 뒤 떠나고 있다. 아베 총리는 사임하겠다고 밝혔고, 그의 사임으로 구성된 지 1년여 만에 불미스러운 스캔들과 치욕스러운 선거참패로 곤경에 빠진 아베 정부는 끝날 것이다. [AP]

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