Australia-India-United States Joint Statement - Mourning Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Joint statement
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese
Prime Minister
Joe Biden
President of the United States of America
Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India

We, the leaders of Australia, India, and the United States, are shocked at the tragic assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Prime Minister Abe was a transformative leader for Japan and for Japanese relations with each one of our countries.

He also played a formative role in the founding of the Quad partnership, and worked tirelessly to advance a shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Our hearts are with the people of Japan — and Prime Minister Kishida— in this moment of grief.

We will honour Prime Minister Abe’s memory by redoubling our work towards a peaceful and prosperous region.