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Japan Abe vows to keep economic revival his top priority

TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday reviving the economy remains his newly-created administration's top priority, stressing that he will continue to take steps to end deflation.

"The economy remains our top priority," Abe told a news conference after reshuffling his cabinet, adding that newly appointed Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will oversee further structural reform efforts.

"We'll seek to end deflation by accelerating a virtuous economic cycle," he said. (Reporting by Leika Kihara, Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)