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Prime Minister Marin expresses her condolences following the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Government Communications Department
Publication date 8.7.2022 12.26 | Published in English on 8.7.2022 at 13.11
Press release

Following the death of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister Sanna Marin expresses her condolences on behalf of the Finnish Government to Abe's loved ones and to the people of Japan.

Abe was giving a speech at a campaign event in the city of Nara, Japan, when he was shot by a member of the audience. Abe later succumbed to his wounds.

Inquiries: Tuulia Pitkänen, Special Adviser to Prime Minister in Political Affairs, tel. +358 41 501 3092, Prime Minister’s Office

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