Japan, America welcome Obama Hiroshima plans

Author: The Japan Times

Categories: In the News

When U.S. President Barack Obama makes a historic visit to Hiroshima on May 27 after the G7 summit in Japan, he likely will discuss the suffering of those who lived there when the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped in 1945, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris said in a May 11 article in The Japan Times

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Apologies not necessary when President Obama visits Hiroshima

Author: Sankei Shimbun

Categories: In the News

President Barack Obama’s planned visit to Hiroshima in late May will be a symbolic gesture of the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance, though it need not be accompanied by an apology or a speech denouncing nuclear weapons like the one Obama gave in Prague in 2009, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in an April

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Kerry’s visit to Hiroshima shows strength of U.S.-Japan alliance

Author: Mainichi Shimbun

Categories: In the News

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”Dr. Jeffrey Hornung, Sasakawa USA” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] Having a high-ranking representative visit the site of terrible tragedy between two former enemies in order to pay his respects demonstrates to the world how close the allies have become.   [/perfectpullquote]   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit this week to Hiroshima’s

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