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At Japan embassy, Lapid writes note for Abe: ‘A brave leader, true friend of Israel’

Prime Minister Lapid visits Japan's embassy in Israel and writes a note of consolation for slain former prime minister Shinzo Abe, July 21, 2022 (Kobi Gideon/GPO)
Prime Minister Lapid visits Japan's embassy in Israel and writes a note of consolation for slain former prime minister Shinzo Abe, July 21, 2022 (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Prime Minister Lapid visits Japan’s embassy to Israel and writes a note of consolation for slain former prime minister Shinzo Abe.

“In the name of the people of Israel I offer my deepest condolences to his family and loved ones… and the entire Japanese people,” Lapid writes.

“Shinzo Abe was a brave and value-driven leader. He was a true friend of Israel who did much to mold the relationship between Israel and Japan. He left behind an eternal legacy.”

Lapid also sat down for a meeting with Ambassador Koichi Mizushima.

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