28 September 2022 - 14:15
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Owji Conveys Iran Message of Condolence to Japan Premier

TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji conveyed the message of condolence of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Fumio Kishida, the Prime Minister of Japan, and Aki Abe, Shinzo Abe's wife.

Mr. Owji attended the state funeral ceremony of Shinzo Abe, the late Prime Minister of Japan, on Tuesday on behalf of the administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The state funeral ceremony of late Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was held in Tokyo in the presence of more than 4,000 domestic and foreign guests.

A few days after his death, Shinzo Abe's body was cremated in a private ceremony at a temple in Tokyo, and the casket containing his ashes would be buried at Tokyo's Budokan.

Abe was assassinated by 41-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami on July 8 while giving a speech in the election campaign in Nara and two days before the Japanese parliamentary elections.

Shinzo Abe was at the helm of Japanese politics from December 2012 to September 2020. He has been the longest serving Prime Minister of Japan.

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