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Japanese citizens protest U.S. President Obama's visit to Hiroshima

Source: Xinhua 2016-05-27 16:41:18
[Editor: Hou Qiang]
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HIROSHIMA, May 27, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Protestors hold banners during a protest in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, May 27, 2016. Dozens of Japanese citizens gathered here on Friday, protesting U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

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Spotlight: Japan wants to portray itself as a victim during Obama's Hiroshima visit

WASHINGTON/TOKYO, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The White House said Tuesday that U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima later this month, but he won't apologize for the United States' nuclear attacks in Japan at the end of World War II.

As many observers and U.S. local media have pointed out, with the end of his last term in office approaching in January 2017, Obama hopes to cement his legacy as an advocate of nuclear disarmament by claiming the title of the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.  Full story

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[Editor: Hou Qiang]
 
Japanese citizens protest U.S. President Obama's visit to Hiroshima
                 Source: Xinhua | 2016-05-27 16:41:18 | Editor: Hou Qiang
JAPAN-HIROSHIMA-PROTEST-OBAMA-VISIT

HIROSHIMA, May 27, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Protestors hold banners during a protest in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, May 27, 2016. Dozens of Japanese citizens gathered here on Friday, protesting U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

Related:

Spotlight: Japan wants to portray itself as a victim during Obama's Hiroshima visit

WASHINGTON/TOKYO, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The White House said Tuesday that U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima later this month, but he won't apologize for the United States' nuclear attacks in Japan at the end of World War II.

As many observers and U.S. local media have pointed out, with the end of his last term in office approaching in January 2017, Obama hopes to cement his legacy as an advocate of nuclear disarmament by claiming the title of the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.  Full story

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