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Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot Dead During Speech

Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot Dead, Confirmed at the Hospital

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Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the Liberal Democratic Party was shot dead, confirmed at the Hospital. it happened after being shot on the 8th. He was 67 years old. He has been appointed as prime minister twice and has been in office for 2822 days in a row, 3188 days in total, both of which are the longest in the history of constitutionalism.

"Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot Dead During Speech"
Suspense Crime: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shot Dead During Speech

According to police, former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was giving a street speech in Nara City, was shot at around 11:30 am on the 8th, and Tetsuya Yamagami (41) was arrested for attempted murder. Former Prime Minister Abe was being transported by helicopter in an ambulance but was confirmed dead at the hospital after 5 pm.

Treatment after former Prime Minister Abe shot dead:

At Nara Medical University Hospital, where former Prime Minister Abe was treated, a meeting was held after 6 pm, saying, “Former Prime Minister Abe was transported in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest at 0:20 pm and worked hard at the lifesaving center. But unfortunately, he died at 5:03 pm. ” According to the hospital, there were two gunshot wounds on his neck, and the wounds that appeared to have been caused by the bullet had reached the heart, with damage to the heart and large blood vessels. His cause of death was blood loss.

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He left a great mark on both domestic and foreign affairs, such as promoting economic policy “Abenomics” centered on large-scale monetary easing and establishing security legislation that allows the limited exercise of collective self-defense. After his resignation, he remained influential as the head of the party’s largest faction but died unemployed during the Upper House election speech.

Shinzo Abe has been prominent in tackling the issue of Japanese abduction by North Korea:

He won 10 times in a row. Under the administration of former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, he has been prominent in tackling the issue of Japanese abduction by North Korea and has served as party secretary-general and chief cabinet secretary.

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He became prime minister in September 2006 at the youngest age of 52 after the war. However, due to the effects of the “disappearing pension” problem, he lost the 2007 Upper House election. Partly due to the exacerbation of his chronic ulcerative colitis, he retired in just one year.

When the Liberal Democratic Party returned to the party president in September 2012 when he was an opposition party, he regained power from the former Democratic Party in the House of Representatives election in December of the same year.

Including this, he won six consecutive national elections in both houses of the Diet and established the “Abe 1st strength” system led by the Prime Minister’s Office. During his tenure, he raised the consumption tax rate to 10%.

He was also involved in the May 19th Reiwa Kaigen and the bid for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics held in 2009. He also actively developed summit diplomacy. He has a strong presence on the international stage, including having close ties with former President Trump of the United States and President Putin of Russia.

However, the abduction issue, which he regarded as the most important issue of his administration, and the Northern Territories issue with Russia could not make progress. On the other hand, with the prolongation of the administration, scandals such as the Moritomo-Kakei Gakuen problem have continued.

He was pursued by the opposition as a “privatization of power.” In September 2008, he resigned for the second time due to the recurrence of his chronic illness while he was busy with measures against the new coronavirus. After that, as the chairman of the Abe faction, he repeatedly made positive statements in economics, diplomacy, and security, and influenced the administration of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

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