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东京——日本首相安倍晋三已决定延长现任国会任期95天至9月27日——这是战后历史上日本国会最长的连续任期。原因非常明确:安倍决心通过一套允许日本重新解释宪法的国家安全法案,在加强自身安全的同时推动世界和平。

安倍在开完近期德国举行的七国集团首脑会议后在国内议会采取了行动,他在首脑会议上与日本的传统公开决裂。过去三十九年,日本代表甘愿在在七国集团首脑会议上重点探讨经济问题,而在其他工业化国家领导人讨论世界政治热点、行动方案或静观其变的时候保持沉默。

但本届峰会表明日本不愿在外交问题上继续站在场边。安倍对主导峰会议程的两大外交问题都进行了积极参与,鼓吹应强硬回击俄罗斯侵犯乌克兰主权——事实上,安倍在峰会前刚刚访问过基辅——并支持打击伊斯兰国。

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