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Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

AP  |  Tokyo 

is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing over the city, joined by the of the for the first time amid the effort to push forward North Korea's denuclearization.

UN urged all countries to commit to and to take concrete steps as he raised concerns about the slowing effort.

He said fears of nuclear are still present 73 years after the and bombings and that they should never be repeated.

urged to do more to lead around the world.

The bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, was the second US nuclear attack on Japan, killing 70,000 people, three days after the bomb dropped on killed 140,000.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 09:25 IST