72nd anniversary of atomic bombing marked by prayers
07 Августа, 2017, 01:24 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
However, in June, Japan had supported the United Kingdom, France and the U.S. in dismissing a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons.
Referring to the 122 nations that voted for the nuclear weapons prohibition treaty, Matsui said, "they demonstrated their unequivocal determination to achieve abolition". Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks, in 1945.
Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima today, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renewing calls for a move toward world free of nuclear weapons.
The visit was a lightning rod for strong opinions on both side of the enduring question of whether using such a weapon in this way constituted a necessary step to end the war and avert even greater casualties - or a needless and disproportionate war crime, possibly amounting to genocide.
"Our country is committed to leading the worldwide community by encouraging both sides to make progress towards abolishing nuclear arms", he added, without directly referring to the United Nations treaty.
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