Tokyo, 26 September 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Ministers of Latin American states paid official visits to Japan for attending the funeral of deceased ex-Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

The Foreign Ministers of Mexico, El Salvador, and Panama are included on the list. The Foreign Minister of Panama, Erika Mouynes paid an official visit to Japan and met the officials of the Japanese government.

She stated her condolences to the government and the people of Japan. Foreign Minister Mouynes also showed interest in facilitating the inter-Korean dialogue.

Following the meeting between the officials of Panama and Japan, the Foreign Minister of El Salvador, Alexandra G. Tinoco also paid her condolences. She presented herself as a representative of the El Salvadorian people at the upcoming funeral of Abe.

Foreign Minister Tinoco added supporting remarks about the late Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. She also added that the people of El Salvador mourn with Japan on the occasion.

Other important bilateral aspects were discussed between the officials of Japan and El Salvador. Aside from that, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi had a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Honduras, Eduardo Enrique Garcia.

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The Foreign Minister of Honduras presented his condolences and assured his presence at the funeral of the late Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

He also delivered the message of the Honduran President regarding the tragic death of Abe. He also requested Japan for continuous support to Honduras in numerous development projects.

Mexican State Secretary’s Visit

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard met the Foreign Minister of Japan, Hayashi. The two sides exchanged views, there was also paying of condolences over the moment of the funeral of Abe.

Mexico and Japan also agreed to strengthen bilateral ties. There was stress on the development of stronger bilateral relations concerning academics and technology.

Abe’s Funeral

Two months ago, the former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe was killed in Tokyo. The traditional rituals and state-level investigations were conducted. The funeral will finally happen after two months after Abe’s death.

700 personnel from overseas including serving and former state officials from different states will attend the funeral on Tuesday.