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Abe stands by 2020 target for amending Japan's constitution

Prime minister vows to clarify legitimacy of Self-Defense Forces

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a video message to a pro-amendment rally.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Marking the 72nd anniversary of Japan's post-war constitution taking effect, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday reiterated his resolve to revise the pacifist charter by the end of next year.

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