Japan, atomic bomb victim woman calls for ban on nuclear weapons

TOKYO (Jt News) An 88 year old woman who survived the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945 has vowed to continue her mission to create a world free of nuclear weapons.

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the August bombing, anti nuclear activist Satsuko Tharlo described in an interview how he had recently sent letters to leaders of more than 190 countries urging them. She called for the early implementation of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty ( NPT ).

She also stressed that the agreement will remain meaningless until it is ratified. She vowed to persuade 10 more countries to ratify the agreement so that it can be implemented. Can be worn Thurlow was 13 years old when an atomic bomb was dropped on the western Japanese city of Hiroshima in the last days of World War II and she later moved to Canada.

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