Governor Ron DeSantis on July 8th, 2022, ordered both the United States and the Florida State Flags to be Flown at Half Staff in the State of Florida in honor of Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Flags will be flown at Half-Staff until sunset on July 10th, 2022.
"On Friday, July 8, 2022, to the shock and horror of the world, former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was assassinated. Abe was the longest-serving Prime Minister in Japan’s history. He was a strong leader and faithful ally to our nation. Abe was a great man who truly understood freedom and democracy. He will be remembered for his remarkable service and commitment to the people of Japan.""
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