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The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki separately sent letters of protest to President Barack Obama on Tuesday after the United States revealed it had conducted an experiment using plutonium to examine the capabilities of nuclear weapons between April and June.

“I just can’t stop being angry,” Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said, pointing out that Obama two months ago in Berlin proposed reducing stockpiles of U.S. nuclear weapons by up to one-third.

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