Japan’s prime minister eyes legacy with proposed change to pacifist constitution

TOKYO: Japan could hold its first referendum on revising its pacifist constitution next year, a historic step which if successful would cement Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s conservative legacy but risks splitting the public and worrying China and South Korea. ( read original story ...)

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Japan’s PM Abe eyes legacy with proposed change to pacifist constitution

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