Government committee says it will support abdication of 82-year-old monarch amid concerns for his healthJapan’s emperor Akihito should be allowed to abdicate, according to a government panel, in what would be an unprecedented move that reflects the 82-year-old monarch’s fears for his health and ability to continue to carry out his official duties.The panel of…

via Japan’s Emperor Akihito should be allowed to retire, says expert panel — The Guardian

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