President Klaus Iohannis extended heartfelt condolences to the family of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who died on Friday after being shot by an attacker.
“Our heartfelt condolences to the family of the former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and to the people of Japan for this tragic loss. He was a strong defender of democracy and multilateralism and also a true friend!,” Iohannis wrote on Twitter.
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, 67, died after being shot by an assailant while delivering a campaign speech near a train station in Nara, western Japan.
Deputies Chamber’s Ciolacu says he is deeply shocked by news of the assassination of former Japanese PM Shnizo Abe
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu, leader of PSD (Social Democratic Party) says he is “deeply shocked” by the assassination of the former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, about whom he says was “a good friend of Romania.”
“I am deeply shocked by the news of the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. His Excellency was an exceptional statesman and a good friend of Romania. We strongly condemn the attack. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Japanese people,” Ciolacu wrote on Twitter on Friday.