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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the press on Monday after the lower house election.
Japan's Election

Constitutional reform not bound by schedule: Abe

Won solid majority but still needs referendum for amendment on armed forces

SHOTARO TANI, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his willingness to proceed with revising Japan's constitution with caution, as his ruling coalition's crushing victory in the lower house election moved him a step closer to his life-long dream.

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