Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a flower wreath for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing at Nagasaki's Peace Park in Nagasaki - 9 August 2015
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Japan PM calls for 'elimination of nuclear weapons'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has again called for the abolition of nuclear weapons, on the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.

The bomb, dropped by the United States Air Force, came three days after the world's first nuclear strike devastated the city of Hiroshima.

Mr Abe led the official commemoration ceremony in Nagasaki's Peace Park.

  • 09 Aug 2015
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