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Visiting former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama met Saturday with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi in the Iranian capital, telling him no nation should possess nuclear weapons.

“No country should possess weapons of mass destruction, especially nuclear weapons,” Hatoyama, who arrived in Tehran the same day, said during the meeting with Salehi, after referring to the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of the southwestern Japan cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, local media said.

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