Visiting Hiroshima – Biden wants to “liberate the world from nuclear weapons”


US President Joe Biden has announced his commitment to a world without nuclear weapons. He wrote this in the guest book of the Hiroshima Peace Museum in Japan. The G7 summit will be held there from Sunday.

“May the stories of this museum remind us all of our commitment to building a future of peace. Let’s keep working together towards the day when we can finally and forever rid the world of nuclear weapons. Keep the faith!” Joe Biden wrote verbatim. The day before the summit, he had visited the museum with the other G7 heads of state and government.

Commemorating hundreds of thousands of dead
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz made a similar statement in the guestbook: “This place is reminiscent of incredible suffering. Here today, together with our partners, we renew the pledge to protect peace and freedom with all determination. There must never be another nuclear war again. are being fed.” The politicians then honored the dead by laying wreaths at the monument in the city that was destroyed by an American atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Another bomb fell on Nagasaki three days later, killing hundreds of thousands of people.

At that time, Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed. Evidence of the effects of the American atomic bomb is displayed in the Peace Museum. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida had chosen Hiroshima as the location for the G7 summit. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who arrived in Japan on Saturday, is still expected at the museum. Since the start of the war on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly threatened his country’s nuclear arsenal.

Source: Krone


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