Japan's PM Abe tells coalition he will resign - TV

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  • Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told executives of his ruling coalition he intends to resign, broadcaster TBS said on Wednesday. 

Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party suffered an election drubbing in July and his support ratings have been floundering amid a row over pensions and a series of financial scandals involving cabinet ministers. 

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