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The mayor of Hiroshima delivers a speech at a Hiroshima-Nagasaki course in Kwansei Gakuin University

On April 14, 2009, Mayor Akiba of Hiroshima delivered a speech titled "The path to a peaceful world, free from nuclear weapons: The 21st century-people solving their own problems", at Kwansei Gakuin University, which has a long established Hiroshima-Nagasaki peace study course. About 200 students attended the lecture.

During the lecture, Mayor Akiba introduced the reality of the atomic bombings and the message of the A-bomb survivors, stressed the importance of efforts by citizens and cities toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons, and the significance of young people to convey the A-bomb experiences to future generations.


Lecture at Kwansei Gakuin University


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