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Nagasaki marks 71st anniversary of atomic bombing

  • August 9, 2016
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NHK aired live the memorial ceremony held this morning to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Mayor Taue referred to President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima in his peace declaration, saying: “With his action, he demonstrated to the world the importance of feeling with one’s own eyes, ears, and mind.” The mayor also called on the leaders of the nuclear powers to visit nuclear ground zero and draw on the collective wisdom of human beings to create a world without nuclear weapons.

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