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10 August 2017, 12:37 | Kara Nash
North Korea Urges Japan Not To Follow US On 72nd Anniversary Of Nuclear Bombings
Japan, this year, is marking the Peace Ceremony of the 72nd anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombing, which killed an estimated 214,000 people in 1945.
Japan's Nagasaki commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Wednesday, with its mayor calling for sticking to pacifist Constitution and reconsidering the policy of relying on the USA nuclear umbrella.
I commend the people of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, led by the Hibakusha, in educating the worldwide community about the devastating humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.
President Donald Trump threatened North Korea "with fire and fury", and North Korea's military said it was examining its plans for attacking Guam. "A strong sense of anxiety is spreading across the globe that in the not too distant future these weapons could actually be used again". The bomb's code name was "fat man".
A solemn procession of Central New York peace activists and community members marched in Downtown Syracuse Wednesday afternoon to remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue (2nd R) and other representatives carry wreaths for the U.S. atomic bomb victims during a ceremony at the Peace Memorial Park in Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 2017.
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