Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the nuclear explosion in Hiroshima, Japan

China News Agency, Tokyo, August 6, local time, Hiroshima City, Japan held a “peace memorial ceremony” in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this year is also the 75th anniversary of the city’s nuclear explosion.

is affected by novel coronavirus pneumonia. This year’s ceremony is simple and has a large control over the number of entrants. It is reported that the attendance of this year’s ceremony is about 800, less than 10% of the previous year. < p > < p > at 8:15 a.m., “the bell of peace” rang and all the participants observed in silence. Hiroshima primary school students took the oath of peace. Subsequently, in his speech, Hiroshima mayor ichiichi Matsui urged the Japanese government to sign and ratify the nuclear weapons ban treaty. Matsui said that in order for Japan to play the role of a bridge between nuclear weapon holders and non nuclear weapon holders, the Japanese government should fully understand the feelings of those suffering from nuclear explosions and become a party to the treaty. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ceremony and delivered a speech. However, he did not mention the nuclear weapons ban treaty in his speech. He only said that Japan will strive to become a bridge between countries with different positions on the reduction of nuclear forces and promote dialogue and action among relevant countries.

was affected by novel coronavirus pneumonia, and Secretary General Guterres failed to arrive at the scene. He made a video presentation. Today, Guterres said, the hope of a nuclear free world seems to be fading away. Differences, mistrust and lack of dialogue could return the world to an uncontrolled strategic nuclear race. The risk of accidental use of nuclear weapons, intentionally or through misunderstanding, is extremely high and this trend cannot be sustained. The only way to eliminate the nuclear threat is to completely eliminate nuclear weapons. In the past year, the number of people who died and were confirmed dead in Japan due to the nuclear explosion reached 4943, and the name book recording their names was placed in the stone chamber of the “memorial tablet of nuclear explosion”. A total of 324129 deaths have been recorded so far. According to statistics, as of the end of March this year, there were 136682 holders of “health manual for people suffering from nuclear explosion” in Japan. Their average age continued to rise to 83.31 years old.