Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laughs while speaking at a press conference in Washington in February 2013. Japan’s ruling LDP planned to eugolise the slain former prime minister this week, but have instead postponed the plan until the fall Photo: AP/File
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laughs while speaking at a press conference in Washington in February 2013. Japan’s ruling LDP planned to eugolise the slain former prime minister this week, but have instead postponed the plan until the fall Photo: AP/File
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Shinzo Abe assassination: Japan ruling party says parliamentary eulogy for ex-PM postponed

  • Japan’s ruling LDP planned to eugolise the slain former prime minister this week, but have instead postponed the plan until the fall
  • Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving former prime minister, was fatally shot by a lone gunman during a campaign speech in Nara, western Japan on July 10

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laughs while speaking at a press conference in Washington in February 2013. Japan’s ruling LDP planned to eugolise the slain former prime minister this week, but have instead postponed the plan until the fall Photo: AP/File
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laughs while speaking at a press conference in Washington in February 2013. Japan’s ruling LDP planned to eugolise the slain former prime minister this week, but have instead postponed the plan until the fall Photo: AP/File
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