“Realising a world free of nuclear weapons is not easy. However, we share the strong will to move forward hand-in-hand,” the Guardian quoted Japanese PM Shinzo Abe as saying.
The atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, killed thousands of people instantly
Obama has said he will honour all who died in World War II but will not apologise for the bombing of Hiroshima. The city of Nagasaki was hit by a second nuclear bomb on August 9, 1945, and Japan surrendered six days later.
Trump slammed both rivals in his speech, saying their policies would kill jobs and force the United States “to be begging for oil again” from Middle East producers.
The administration also said that it was successful in collaborating with Indian authorities in tracking money sent into the country by radical groups.
Abe was to take US President Barack Obama and other G7 partners to the expansive grounds of Ise Grand Shrine in central Japan, dedicated to sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami, mythical ancestress of the emperor.
Suboi, one of the country’s best known female rap artists, serenaded Obama with Vietnamese lyrics about whether people are really happy if they have lots of money.
The two leading Congressmen have reportedly asked the Obama Administration to spell out what steps Washington will take to ensure that China halts the supply of such lethal systems to Pakistan.
Obama’s visit seals the turnaround in relations between the two nations with a past.
Washington and Hanoi have been drawn closer together through their mutual concern at Beijing’s increasing assertiveness in the sea.
“Vietnam has made remarkable strides in many ways,” Obama said, but “there are still areas of significant concern.”
Bourdain later tweeted that the meal cost $6, and he picked up the check.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was present for the signing, said the agreement marked a further normalising of relations between the United States and Vietnam.
Several drone aircraft had launched a strike on a vehicle in a remote area near Ahmad Wal, a town in western Pakistan.
Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, where the first atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, killing about 140,000 people in total.