NEW YORK — The mayors of Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki supported U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent commitment to eliminate nuclear weapons in their respective speeches Tuesday to a session of the preparatory committee of the 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.

In his speech at the U.N. headquarters, Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba coined a new term by calling the growing number of nuclear abolitionists around the world as the “Obamajority.”

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