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Government officials said they will continue to seek support at international gatherings for Japan’s proposal that world leaders visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki after a U.N. nuclear disarmament conference ended last week without issuing a consensus document.

During the month-long Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in New York, Japan sought to include in the outcome document a reference to Tokyo’s invitation to world leaders to visit the two atomic-bombed cities to raise awareness of the catastrophic consequences of using nuclear weapons.

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