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Mayor of Hiroshima’s Peace Declaration, August 6th 2010

On the evening of August 6th 2010, the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War, the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, gave a speech in Peace Memorial Park, a “Peace Declaration” calling for worldwide nuclear weapons disarmament by 2020.

Mayor Akiba delivered his speech by the Motoyasu river, with the A-Bomb Dome as a backdrop.

Here is a video of his speech. Tomoko Watanabe of ANT-Hiroshima gave the introductory and closing addresses.

 

 

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