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Abe to lead LDP's biggest faction, cementing role as kingmaker

Former Japanese PM would see the group renamed after him

Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, will return to the LDP's largest faction. (Photo by Karina Noka)

TOKYO -- Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to rejoin the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's largest faction as the group's new leader in a matter of days, several senior members told Nikkei.

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