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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves for New York on Monday to speak at the UN General Assembly. Just ahead of his visit, he gave an exclusive interview to NHK World. Abe says he'll tell members of the world body how he wants to reform the Security Council. Abe also said Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned him to congratulate him on his 60th birthday. The prime minister says he wants to maintain constructive dialogue with Putin and hopes the Russian president will visit Japan. Read More

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