Abe's killer had a grudge against the Unification Church. Kishida's aggressive approach may set a troubling precedent and also give the assassin what he wants.
Kishida vowed to continue Abe's legacy by addressing issues such as the North Korean abductions, constitutional revision, and imperial succession.
Shinzo Abe led Japan and became a force to be reckoned with among world leaders for his sense of crisis and strategic vision to address it.
Shinzo Abe provided Japan with strong leadership for a record length of 8 years and 8 months, leaving behind the foundation for regional peace and security.
The second attack on prime ministers of Japan in a year shows no lessons were learned from former PM Shinzo Abe’s assassination.
Conservatives, the LDP’s bedrock of support, expect Kishida to tackle the difficult issues Abe was passionate about: the abductions and constitutional reform.
Tomohiro Tanaka addressed a press conference on whether Tetsuya Yamagami’s family history with the church was a factor in the assassination of Shinzo Abe.
The former prime minister and senior statesman who brought stability to the nation and built relationships with countries worldwide was shot dead on July 8.
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