VIDEO: Japan's Shinzo Abe leaves office for last time

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a grand applause from officials, staff and his successor Yoshihide Suga as he exited his post.

Abe and his cabinet resigned on Wednesday clearing the way for Yoshihide Suga to take over as successor, ahead of Suga's election as Japan's new prime minister in parliament. 

Abe, the longest-serving prime minister of Japan, had to resign due to a health problem, after seven years and eight months in office.

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