With Flowers and A Gun Salute, Japan Bids Farewell To Shinzo Abe at State Funeral

27 September 2022 15:08 WIB

A portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hangs on the stage during the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, 27 September 2022. Thousands of people are gathered in Tokyo to attend the state funeral for former prime minister Shinzo Abe, including foreign dignitaries and representatives from more than 200 countries and international organizations. FRANCK ROBICHON/Pool via REUTERS

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Akie Abe, wife of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, carries a box holding Abe's ashes, as she walks behind Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, at a state funeral for Abe at Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan, September 27, 2022. With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in 55 years - a ceremony that has become as controversial as he was in life. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool

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Akie Abe, wife of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, bows at the altar during a state funeral for Abe at Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan, September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool

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Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida attends the state funeral for slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Japan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool

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Dignitaries pay respect during the state funeral for Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe on September 27, 2022 at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. Several current and former heads of state visited Japan for the state funeral of Abe, who was assassinated in July while campaigning on a street. Takashi Aoyama/Pool via REUTERS

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Attendants observe the national anthem during the state funeral of assassinated former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe Tuesday Sept. 27, 2022, at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. Eugene Hoshiko/Pool via REUTERS

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