• Kyodo


The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki requested Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden visit their cities during his expected trip to Japan later this year, as Russia has threatened to use nuclear weapons in its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and Nagasaki Mayor Tomohisa Taue, whose cities were attacked with atomic bombs during World War II, made the request in a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi in Tokyo.

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