Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lamented Friday morning the assassination of "his friend" former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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"The assassination of Shinzo Abe is extremely disturbing and I am deeply saddened," he wrote in a Twitter post.
Justin Trudeau added that "the world has lost a great visionary, and Canada a close friend."
He ended his post by saying, “we will miss you my friend.”
The former Japanese prime minister was assassinated on Friday in the middle of an election rally.