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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Guterres Meets Abe in Tokyo Ahead of Nagasaki Visit

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7Dnews London

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:39 GMT

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres met with Japanese Prime minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Guterres and Abe said they discussed measures to ensure North Korea takes concrete steps toward nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament as well as various other regional and global issues.

The UN chief is due to travel to Nagasaki on Thursday to attend a ceremony marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on the city.

He is the first UN secretary general to attend the annual ceremony.

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