Since the news of the death of Elizabeth II reached Germany, the President, the Chancellor and the Governing Mayor of Berlin have expressed their condolences. The Queen had close ties to Germany and its capital. During her long reign, she visited Berlin seven times.
The news of Shinzō Abe's murder has shocked Berlin. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Chancellor Olaf Scholz and other politicians expressed their sympathies with Japan and the former Prime Minister's family.