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U.N. secretary-general calls for nuclear free world on 70th anniversary of A-bombings via The Mainichi

NEW YORK — On the occasion of the 70th anniversary this month of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon submitted an article to the Mainichi Shimbun.

The secretary-general wrote that “there remain serious disagreements” surrounding global nuclear disarmament, but also that “we owe it to the hibakusha (A-bomb survivors), all living beings and future generations to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombings and the founding of the United Nations by rededicating ourselves to realizing the vision of a nuclear-free world.”

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