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


Shinzo Abe, president of the Liberal Democratic Party , center right,... News PhotoAsia,East Asia,Government,Horizontal,Japan,Japanese Liberal Democratic Party,Parliament Building,Politician,Politics,President,Prime Minister,Secretary-General,Shigeru Ishiba,Shinzo Abe,Talking,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergShinzo Abe, president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), center right, speaks to Shigeru Ishiba, secretary general of the party, center left, 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