US Secretary of State John Kerry has paid a historic visit to the Hiroshima memorial located on the site where American planes launched the world’s first nuclear attack. The blast and the radiation that resulted killed some 140,000 people.
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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has issued a stern warning to world leaders during a speech in Oslo. ICAN head Beatrice Fihn likened nuclear bombs to "a madman's gun held permanently to our temple."
Japan has marked the 72nd anniversary of the US nuclear attack on the city of Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 in total by the end of 1945. Warnings about the current threat posed by North Korea were also issued.
John Kerry has become the highest-ranking US official to visit the memorial to victims of the Hiroshima bombing. At a meeting in the city, G7 foreign ministers agreed to push for a "world without nuclear weapons."
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