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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shot and killed during a campaign speech

Shinzo Abe speaks during his first press conference at the prime minister's official residence in 2012. (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)
Shinzo Abe speaks during his first press conference at the prime minister's official residence in 2012. (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)

After Friday’s assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, there’s an outpouring of condolences from world capitals. Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with CNN senior international correspondent Will Ripley.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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