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Shinzo Abe was assassinated at a campaign stop

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s 45th Prime Minister, was assassinated at a campaign stop. He spent the longest time as prime minister of 67.

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated at a campaign stop

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated during a campaign stop. At the time of his passing, the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history was 67 years old. While giving a public outdoor address close to a train station in the city of Nara, Abe was twice shot from behind. Less than six hours after the incident, he was taken to a hospital and later declared dead. Police took Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, into custody. A witness gave Reuters journalists a description of the event. No one knew what was going on during the first shot, but after the second fire, what appeared to be special police tackled him. Witness’ Makoto Ichikawa, via Reuters. The assassination gun, according to Japanese media, appeared to be a home-made weapon. After hearing about the murder, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida referred to it as a “act of cowardly brutality.” I’m completely speechless after learning about Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s passing through Reuters. According to Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, via Reuters, “This attack is a cruel act that happened during the elections — the very core of our democracy — and is totally inexcusable.” The announcement of Abe’s passing shocked, enraged, and deeply upset President Joe Biden, according to him. The United States supports Japan during this difficult time. Through “The New York Times,” I’m sending President Joe Biden’s family my sincere condolences. According to “The New York Times,” this is a tragedy for Japan and for everyone who knew President Joe Biden. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken described Abe’s murder as “shocking [and] terribly unsettling” at the G20 summit. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken described Abe’s murder as “shocking [and] terribly unsettling” at the G20 summit.

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