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Hiroshima mayor’s message

It was a first for Hiroshima’s annual ceremony commemorating the victims of the Aug. 6, 1945 nuclear attack by the United States on Hiroshima. At the end of his peace message, Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba switched from Japanese to English.…

No Biden talk

On a trip earlier this month, Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba addressed U.S. counterparts on efforts to stop nuclear proliferation. But, as the Hiroshima Peace Media Center reported, he didn’t get a chance to lobby top Obama administration officials for a…

Hiroshima mayor to visit U.S.

Hiroshima’s Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba will travel to the United States next week on a trip that will include a speech to American mayors about the anti-nuclear and peace movement. Akiba has good connections in the United States and could have…