One more peace wish citizen marches until the "Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty" comes into effect Nagasaki October 24, 19:19
With 49 countries and regions ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which bans the development, possession, and use of nuclear weapons, up to 50, which is a requirement for entry into force, about 500 citizens wish for peace in Nagasaki City. I marched.
The march is held every year by the city of Nagasaki and the A-bomb survivor groups during the UN Disarmament Week, and about 500 people from children to the elderly participated.
At the departure ceremony, Mayor Taue of Nagasaki City said, "We are one step closer to the new rule of'a world without nuclear weapons'. Let's march, hoping that nuclear weapons will disappear as soon as possible."
Participants, wearing messages calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons and world peace, marched about 700 meters from the front of the Peace Statue to the hypocenter.
Then, at 11:02 am when the atomic bomb exploded in Nagasaki, everyone silently prayed and memorialized the victims.
The number of countries and regions that have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which prohibits the development, possession, and use of nuclear weapons, has reached 49, and up to 50, which is a requirement for entry into force, is one.
Koichi Kawano, chairman of the Japan National Assembly for the Prohibition of Atomic Bombs, said, "I feel that the voices of the A-bomb survivors have been accepted by the world. I want you to do it. "