Condolence Message by Prime Minister Shinzo ABE at the passing of Mr. Shimon Peres, former President of the State of Israel
September 28, 2016
On September 28, Prime Minister Shinzo ABE sent his message of heartfelt condolences for the passing of His Excellency Mr. Shimon Peres, former President of the State of Israel in remembrance of his achievement.
1. In his message, Prime Minister Shinzo ABE admired Mr. Peres who devoted to achieve peace in the Middle East including the conclusion of the Oslo Accords and expressed his appreciation for Mr. Peres’s role as a bridge between Japan and the Middle East exemplified by a visit to Japan to launch the Four-Party Ministerial Meeting of Corridor for Peace and Prosperity”, a Japanese initiative.
2. On the same day, Foreign Minister Fumio KISHIDA also sent his message of condolences.