Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Zheenbek Kulubaev expressed his condolences to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Yoshimasa Hayashi in connection with the tragic death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
"I was deeply saddened by the news of the tragic death of the former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe.
As the Head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe made a great contribution to strengthening friendly relations between our countries.
The visit of Mr. Shinzo Abe to the Kyrgyz Republic, which took place in October 2015, gave a huge impetus to the development of Kyrgyz-Japanese cooperation.
The bright memory of him as an outstanding politician, diplomat, open, reliable and friendly partner will live in our hearts. This is a heavy and irreparable loss for Kyrgyzstan and Japan.
I express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Shinzo Abe”, - the telegram of the Minister of Foreign Affairs says.