• Kyodo


Nearly half the high school students polled in Nagasaki believe U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech in Hiroshima in late May will not accelerate nuclear disarmament, a survey conducted by a local peace group showed Tuesday.

The survey collected responses from 556 students, and was conducted after Obama on May 27 became the first sitting U.S. leader to visit Hiroshima, which was devastated by a nuclear bomb on Aug. 6, 1945.

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