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UK PM Johnson says Japan’s Abe achieved great things

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Castle Rock school on the pupil's first day back to school, in Coalville

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday praised the record of Japanese premier Shinzo Abe, who announced his resignation earlier because of poor health.

“@AbeShinzo has achieved great things as PM of Japan – for his country and the world,” Johnson said on Twitter.

“Under his stewardship the UK-Japan relationship has gone from strength to strength in trade, defence and our cultural links. Thank you for all your years of service and I wish you good health.”

(Reporting by Andy Bruce and Paul Sandle; Editing by Marc Jones)

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