Former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi is surrounded by photographers prior to his press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo on September 7, 2016.

Former Japanese leader Junichiro Koizumi on September 7 accused current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of lying when he claimed the stricken Fukushima nuclear facility was 'under control.' / AFP / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA        (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)