Explain: Shinzo Abe had established a personal rapport with India - achieved for India-Japan ties

Shinzo Abe, the previous Prime Minister of Japan, has passed on, Japan’s public telecaster NHK reported on Friday (July 8). He had before been oblivious and giving no crucial indications subsequent to being taken shots at and injured at a political race meeting prior in the first part of the day. He was 67.

Former Indian Ambassador to Japan Sujan Chinoy today communicated shock over the assault on previous Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Sujan Chinoy told ANI, “We awakened to the staggering news that there has been an endeavor on the existence of Shinzo Abe in Nara. Incredibly disheartens me to remark on this present circumstance right now…”

Chinoy said, “PM Abe had laid out individual compatibility with India. He did a great deal for our reciprocal, unique, vital and worldwide organization.”


“Shinzo generally had zeroed in on Japan’s protection and security. He frequently talked about the Asian ‘Security Diamond’ drive, which later advanced into Indo-Pacific. In 2015, we roped in Japan as a member in Malabar works out. It had shared vision of PM Abe and PM Modi,” he added.

Previous Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe passes on in the wake of being shot

Previous Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at while battling in Nara, western Japan. The suspect was captured on the spot.

As per Japan Times, 67-year-old Abe was conveying a political race discourse on a road in Nara around 11.30 am the point at which he was gone after from behind by an unidentified man with a shotgun. He was struck by a shot in the chest. He was owned up to an emergency clinic in grave condition where he later surrendered to the wounds.