Emperor of Japan Expected To Announce Abdication In Video Broadcast

The Emperor of Japan, Emperor Akihito, is expected to announce his gradual abdication. The announcement is expected in a video broadcast to the people of Japan.

Sources say the abdication would not be immediate, but would take effect in a number of years.

The emperor’s first son would then take over. The emperor is 82 years old, and took over from his father, Emperor Hirohito.

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