Japan’s Abe likely to win party vote but faces Trump trade challenge

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves to the media upon his arrival at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 18, 2018. Eugene Hoshiko/Pool via Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to win a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and try to cement his legacy, including by revising the pacifist constitution. First, however, he must confront the immediate challenge of a likely summit with U.S. President Donald […]

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