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Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Wednesday said he handed a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a meeting in Tokyo, urging President Barack Obama to visit the atomic-bombed city when he comes to Japan to attend the Group of Seven summit next month.

“Please express your country’s steadfast determination to achieve the abolition of nuclear weapons through a message, stating that Nagasaki must be the last place to suffer the devastation they bring,” the letter said.

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