List of countries top leaders who were saddened by Shinzo Abe death
The former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shooted two times during an election campaign in Nara city. Shinza was one of the longest serving Prime Ministers of Japan who was shot dead by two gunshots.
How was Shinzo Abe shot?
According to the reports, Abe was present in the local election campaign for a local candidate who is running in the Japanese parliament’s upper house elections on Sunday.
Suddenly, the crowd got uncontrolled when they heard the sound of gunshots. However, those two gunshots were triggered right on Shinzo Abe and later he fell down.
His bodyguards immediately surrounded him and took him to the hospital and reportedly showed no important signs.
Moreover, the police have arrested the suspected shooter, reports of Japanese public broadcaster NHK. The suspect named Yamagami Tetsuya was immediately arrested and the officials managed to confiscate his gun on the scene itself.
In this afraiding accident, the whole world has come in a shock. Many leaders shared their prayers and condolence to his family and expressed their feelings on this unbelievable accident.
The top world leaders who shared their sad feelings and condolence on Shinzo Abe death –
‘Deeply saddened by the demise of Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe. India lost a true friend. I was fortunate to share dais with him during the Bhumi Pujan of Bullet train project in 2017. During his tenure, many Maharashtra projects like Metro, MTHL and others got boost due to funding from JICA. Deepest condolences to His family, followers and the people of Japan’, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.
The former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, ‘He was a good friend of mine. During my tenure as Prime Minister, we worked to raise both our countries’ ties to the level of a global and strategic partnership. Our efforts elevated India-Japan relations to a quantitatively new level’.
Even the president of India Ram Nath Kovind expressed his shock saying, ‘I find it difficult to believe that Shinzo Abe is no more. He was a great statesman, & his infectious affability endeared him the world over. That he fell prey to an assassin’s bullet is a tragedy for the whole of humanity. My heartfelt condolences to his family and people of Japan’.
Even President Joe Biden shared his condolence on Twitter saying, ‘stunned, outraged, and deeply saddened” by the assassination and called Abe a “champion of the friendship between our people’.
Moreover, even Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his shock on Shinzo Abe’s assassination, ‘shocked and saddened beyond words.’