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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will likely sound out U.S. President Joe Biden during his visit to Japan about holding a Group of Seven nations summit in Hiroshima next year, Japanese government sources said Thursday.

At the summit, Kishida, elected from the city that was the target of a 1945 U.S. atomic bombing, wants to make a case for a world free of nuclear weapons as the world faces Russia’s nuclear threats following its invasion of Ukraine, the sources said.

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