Prime Minister Abe resigns today , “Thanks to all the people, thank you from the bottom of my heart” September 16 at 9:23 a.m.
Before resigning from the Cabinet, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe thanked reporters for his seven years and eight months of full-time efforts in diplomacy to protect economic revitalization and national interests.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe entered the Prime Minister’s Office just before 9 a.m.
At that time, he told reporters, “Since the recapture of the government, we have done our best to protect the economy and national interests. It is my pride that I was able to challenge various issues with the people during this time. Everything is thanks to the people, and I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all those who have supported me through tough times and difficult times. The Kan Cabinet will be born today, and I would like to ask for strong support and understanding.”
While reporters asked him if he was in good shape, he said, “Thanks very much, thanks to the effects of the medicine, he is recovering well. As a member of the Diet, I would like to support the Kan administration.”
Video messages on Twitter
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also posted a video message on Twitter of the Prime Minister’s Office, expressing his gratitude after seven years and eight months that he was able to take on a variety of challenges.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, “Every time, we received a lot of likes and comments, and while we were greatly encouraged, the Abe Cabinet was able to take on a variety of challenges. Unfortunately, there are some issues that remain, but at the same time, there are things that I have been able to achieve and achieve by challenging difficult issues that separate national opinion.”
On top of that, he said, “It’s all thanks to everyone who has supported me that never changes in any difficult time. We look forward to your understanding and support in the new Cabinet. Thank you very much for nearly eight years.”