Japan PM Abe says he will reshuffle Cabinet in first week of September

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he will reshuffle his Cabinet and leadership posts in the Liberal Democratic Party in first week of September. -- PHOTO: AFP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he will reshuffle his Cabinet and leadership posts in the Liberal Democratic Party in first week of September. -- PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he will reshuffle his Cabinet and leadership posts in the Liberal Democratic Party in first week of September.

Abe, speaking at a meeting of the government and ruling parties, also said Japan is half-way to beating deflation and will continue to work on improving the economy as a top priority.