Japan to Mark 72nd Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

HeadlineAug 04, 2017
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In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will lead commemorations Sunday and next Wednesday for the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Last November, the mayors of both cities invited President Trump to join ceremonies marking the anniversary, to follow up on President Obama’s historic trip to Hiroshima in 2016. President Trump did not accept their invitation.

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