September 26, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, smiling broadly, poses for a battery of photographers before an inaugural news conference at the Liberal Democratic Party headquarters in Tokyo following his reelection as the LDP president on Wednesday, September 26, 2012..Abe has become the first LDP chief to make a comeback to the top post since the party was founded in 1955. Abe could also become Japan's prime minister for the second time , should the LDP oust the Democratic Party of Japan from power in the next general election to be held within a year. Abe became prime minister in September 2006 but quit the office after one short year because of his poor health. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Shinzo Abe re elected as president of the main opposition Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
September 26, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, smiling broadly, poses for a battery of photographers before an inaugural news conference at the Liberal Democratic Party headquarters in Tokyo following his reelection as the LDP president on Wednesday, September 26, 2012..Abe has become the first LDP chief to make a comeback to the top post since the party was founded in 1955. Abe could also become Japan's prime minister for the second time , should the LDP oust the Democratic Party of Japan from power in the next general election to be held within a year. Abe became prime minister in September 2006 but quit the office after one short year because of his poor health. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Date 26 Sep 2012
Location: Tokyo Japan
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