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Thursday, August 9, 2012
Japan: Nagasaki Marks Atomic Bombing Anniversary
Tokyo, Aug 9.- Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue called to banning nuclear weapons during a ceremony act for the 67th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings on that Japanese city on August 9, 1945.
Addressing representatives from about 40 countries, Tomihisa Taue made echoed of the Japanese people's rejection to the energy policy and urged to formulate a new one in order to replace nuclear power with renewable energy sources.
Regarding this, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda was committed to create a safer electric generation base in a middle and long term based on the reduction of the atomic energy dependence.
The atomic bomb launched on Nagazaki killed 70,000 people and left after-effects even in the current 39,324 survivals of the disaster. (Prensa Latina)
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