Obama@Hiroshima: We shall not repeat the evil
May 27, 2016  14:36
Obama walked to the Peace Memorial Park, accompanied by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Both men stood in front of the eternal flame. Obama laid his wreath first, followed by Abe.

Highlights of Obama's speech:

-- We have made choices that give us hope.

-- Every act of aggression, terror shows us that our work is never done.
-- Japan and US forged a friendship.
-- We must change our mindset about war itself. We are not bound to repeat the mistakes of the past.
-- We come to Hiroshima to think of people we love. The comforting embrace of a parent, the touch of a spouse across the kitchen table, the smile of a child first thing in the morning.
-- Those who died at Hiroshima are like us. The world was forever changed here.
-- We shall not repeat the evil

Many in the US believe the use of the nuclear bomb, though devastating, was right, because it forced Japan to surrender, bringing an end to World War Two.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe speaking now says this tragedy must not be repeated again.
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