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NAGASAKI Ryan Braun Brewers Jersey , Japan, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Nagasakicommemorated the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing onWednesday, with its mayor calling for sticking to pacifistConstitution and reconsidering the policy of relying on the U.S.nuclear umbrella.
During the ceremony at the Peace Memorial Park, Mayor ofNagasaki Tomihisa Taue criticized the central government for notjoining negotiations for the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty, sayingthat it was "incomprehensible" to people living in the cities thathave suffered atomic bombings.
He also urged the central government to reconsider the policy ofrelying on the U.S. nuclear umbrella and "reaffirm to the world itscommitment to the pacifist ethos of the Constitution of Japan Robin Yount Youth Jersey ,which firmly renounces war."
Taue's remarks came at a time when Japanese Prime MinisterShinzo Abe and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) have beeneyeing making Japan's first-ever postwar amendment to the pacifistcharter.
Yoshitoshi Fukahori, representative of the victims and theirfamilies of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki, said the pacifistConstitution has been "a basic state policy" for Japan since theend of World War II, and "without the policy, Japan would losetrust of the world."
Prime Minister Abe delivered a speech at the ceremony Glenn Robinson Youth Jersey , in whichhe still made no mention of the historical background for theatomic bombings or Japan's aggressive war against itsneighbors.
While Abe was speaking, shouts of protests burst out from aroundthe park, demanding the prime minister to step down.
Despite the rainy weather in Nagasaki, a number of civil groupsgathered around the park, holding banners and shouting slogansdemanding for peace and no war again.
"To prevent recurrence of such war tragedies Paul Molitor Youth Jersey , people shall learnfrom the history and pass on the truth to the future generations,"said Kato, one of the protesters.
To accelerate Japan's surrender in WWII, the U.S. forces droppedtwo atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively on Aug. 6and Aug. 9, 1945. Japan surrendered to the Allied Forces on Aug.15 Stephen Vogt Youth Jersey , 1945, bringing an end to the war. Enditem
King Abdullah II of Jordan (2nd L, front) is received by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (1st L, front) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Aug. 7, 2017. (XinhuaLuay Sababa)?
RAMALLAH Ryan Braun Youth Jersey , Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II visited the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday and met with Palestinian President Abbas to reaffirm his stand.
The king visited the Palestinian presidential headquarters in Ramallah, and held a bilateral meeting with Abbas days after holy shrine crisis that led to clashes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
On Sunday, the Jordanian King warned that the future of the Palestinian question is at stakes, urging international powers to push for progress.
The king also said "without the Hashemite custodianship and the steadfastness of the Jerusalemites, the holy sites would have been lost many years ago Robin Yount Womens Jersey ," according to the official Jordanian news agency.
King Abdulllah is the official custodian of Al-Aqsa Mosque that follows the Jordanian Waqf since 1948.
He added that "our success requires one stand with the Palestinian brothers, so that our cause wouldn't be weakened and our rights would be maintained."
The Jordanian king has visited the Palestinian territories several times, and the most recent visit was in 2012.
After Israeli took over East Jerusalem in 1967, it was obliged to respect the status quo and not make any changes to the historical status, law and institutions in East Jerusalem Glenn Robinson Womens Jersey , including the Jordan administered holy mosque.
Governor of Jerusalem Adnan Al-Husseini told Xinhua Monday that this visit is highly significant to the Palestinians, and means that the Palestine and Jordan are closing ranks in order to accommodate the situation in East Jerusalem.
"We have gone through a tough situation in the past two weeks, in an almost unprecedented confrontation with the (Israeli) occupation, but thanks god and to the coordination with all parties the efforts of the people of Jerusalem, we were able to exit this crisis peacefully Paul Molitor Womens Jersey ," said Al-Husseini.
He went on saying "this visit is a message of support for Palestinian after they have come out of this tough confrontation, and we hope that whit meeting will yield a coordination for future confrontations (with Israel) because this is a horrible occupation that has no peace agenda."
The Palestinian Mufti Mohammad Hussein said that a special technical committee is currently assessing the situation in Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli authorities removed all new security measures at its gates.
"We highly value this visit by the king, and we are sure that Al-Aqsa Mosque and all Islamic and Christian holy sites in the holy city (Jerusalem) is a top priority to King Abdullah II," said the Mufti.
Palestinian officials repeatedly said that Israel might be interested in changing the status quo at Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suspended contacts with the Israeli side on all levels on July 21, including security coordination.
He later said that the suspension will not end before it is reassessed along with other issues Stephen Vogt Womens Jersey , in reference to settlement activity, military activity in the West Bank and other Israeli unilateral moves.
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