• Kyodo


An association of South Korean atomic bomb survivors said Thursday it will send representatives to Hiroshima for U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to the city on May 27.

In order to make Obama aware that people from the Korean Peninsula were among the victims of two atomic bombings by the U.S. on Japan during World War II, the Korea Atomic Bomb Victim Association hopes to unfurl a banner near a monument to Korean victims at Peace Memorial Park.

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