• Kyodo


Terumi Tanaka, secretary-general of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations (Nihon Hidankyo), will step down in light of his ill health and the need to pass leadership of the anti-nuclear movement to younger generations, sources said Saturday.

The successor to Tanaka, 85, will be chosen on the second day of the group’s general meeting starting Tuesday in Tokyo, the sources said.

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