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U.S. envoy, Kishida go to Hiroshima memorial amid nuclear fears



U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited an atomic bomb memorial web site in Hiroshima on Saturday, in a present of assist for a world with out nuclear weapons as fears about Russia utilizing the devastating arms are rising.

Emanuel, a former high aide to former President Barack Obama, and Kishida, a lawmaker representing a constituency within the metropolis, provided flowers for the victims of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing on the Peace Memorial Park close to floor zero and visited the Peace Memorial Museum.

“There is a real concern that Russia could use nuclear weapons,” Kishida stated, referring to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, when he met with the ambassador after visiting the park. “They must not be used.”

Their go to to one of many two atomic-bombed cities in Japan comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin just lately hinted at utilizing nuclear weapons within the face of Ukraine’s resistance and extreme financial sanctions imposed by Western nations following its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.

“The lessons of Hiroshima must be our North Star guiding us to a world free of war and open to peace. Let us have the courage and strength to heed the lessons represented in this museum,” Emanuel wrote in a Twitter put up after visiting the museum.
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岸田総理は、「ウクライナ侵攻において、ロシアが核兵器を使用する可能性が深刻に懸念されている」として、核兵器による威嚇や使用は絶対あってはならないと改めて主張。国際情勢が緊迫化するなかで、以前から広島訪問に意欲を見せていたエマニュエル氏の訪問が行われたことは、「国際社会に向けて強いメッセージになる」と期待を示しました。 – TBS NEWS