Hiroshima Marks 72nd Anniversary of World War II Atomic Bombings
07 August, 2017, 01:26 | Author: Dustin Murphy
It was on August 6 and 9 in 1945 that America had dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively.
With the presence of some 15,000 nuclear weapons on earth, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday urged all States to intensify their efforts in the shared pursuit of a nuclear-weapons-free world.
Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks.
A minute of silence was observed in the city to remember the dead and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, however, avoided any controversy saying, "For us to truly realize a 'world without nuclear weapons, ' the participation of both nuclear weapon states and non-nuclear weapon states is necessary".
The anniversary comes amid growing concern in Japan over North Korea's recent missile tests, and mounting tension over its nuclear programme.
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