Indian PM Modi praises Abe’s ‘wise leadership’
World leaders praised Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’ contributions to bilateral relations during his years as Japan’s longest-serving leader.
Abe on Friday said he was resigning because of poor health and world leaders wished him a rapid recovery.
“I cannot continue being prime minister if I do not have the confidence that I can carry out the job entrusted to me by the people,” Abe, 65, told a news conference as he announced his decision.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praising Abe’s “wise leadership” for strengthening ties and wishing him a speedy recovery, while the Kremlin hailed Abe’s “invaluable contribution” to relations.