45 of 47 prefectures to fly flags half-staff for Abe’s state funeral

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At least 45 of Japan’s 47 prefectural governments plan to fly flags at half-staff or raise mourning flags at their facilities when the state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes place on Tuesday, a Jiji Press survey has shown.

The prefectures said that by doing so, they will extend condolences over the death of Abe.

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