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To further discuss the peace memorial in Hiroshima, we are joined by our current affairs commentator, Dr. Gao Zhikai. Hello, Victor.
Q1: The anniversary has once again brought back painful memories of the atrocity from 65 years ago. This was the first-time a UN Secretary General and US representative attended the service. Ban Ki-moon used his visit to call for nuclear disarmament across the world. Why do you think he chose the anniversary to make the call and what has been the response?
Q2: The International Atomic Energy Agency has used the occasion to submit some proposals on how international nuclear disarmament can become a reality, including the establishment of some Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones around the world. What's the feasibility of these proposals?
The Japanese city of Hiroshima has marked the 65th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing. Thousands of people gathered to pray for the deceased, and a world without nuclear weapons...<Full story>