Shinzo Abe Formally Elected As Japan's Prime Minister At...

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Shinzo Abe, president of the Liberal Democratic Party , center,... News PhotoAsia,Democracy,East Asia,Government,Japan,Japanese Liberal Democratic Party,Legislator,Parliament Building,Politician,Politics,President,Prime Minister,Shinzo Abe,Talking,Tokyo - Japan,Vertical,Voting,Voting BallotPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergShinzo Abe, president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), center, speaks to a LDP lawmaker after casting his ballot before being elected Japan's prime minister at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Japan's lower house confirmed Abe as the nation's seventh prime minister in six years, returning him to the office he left in 2007 after his party regained power in a landslide election victory last week. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/Bloomberg via Getty Images