WorldLeadersTV: HIROSHIMA - NAGASAKI A-BOMBS; IAEA's YUKIYA AMANO MaximsNewsNetwork ( ) 06 July 2010 - IAEA - CTBTO Vienna, Austria - The Head of theInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano says the world owes the victims of the nuclear catastrophe the commitment that "we will do everything in our power to make sure we never see another Hiroshima, another Nagasaki." Friday (6 August 2010) is the 65th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Sixty-five summers ago today on 6 August 1945, a single US airplane dropped a single bomb on Hiroshima and three days later another single bomb was dropped on Nagasaki killing more than 200000 Japanese who died from nuclear radiation, the blasts from the explosion, fire and thermal radiation. To mark the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano spoke about the Agency's efforts to facilitate nuclear disarmament and aid nuclear security. Amano, who will be attending the memorial events in Japan on Friday (6 August) to commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, outlined his own, personal commitment to redouble efforts towards a world free of nuclear weapons. He said that "as a human being and particularly as a citizen of the only country ever to suffer such a nuclear catastrophe, I believe with all my heart and soul that these horrific weapons must be eliminated." Early development of nuclear ...


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