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Nagasaki’s mayor warns of ‘tangible’ crisis on nuclear anniversary

The mayor of Nagasaki has highlighted the threat of nuclear war on the anniversary of the atomic bomb strike that flattened the city. He said Russia's invasion of Ukraine showed that peace through deterrence was fragile.

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