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Kishida urges more global transparency on nuclear weapons

Japanese leader unveils plan to advance disarmament at NPT conference

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced a $10 million contribution to the U.N. for a new fund that will bring youth from around the world to Hiroshima.   © Reuters

UNITED NATIONS -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida called for greater disclosures on nuclear weapons Monday at the review conference for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) at U.N. headquarters in New York.

Kishida is the first Japanese leader to attend a review conference. "I call on all nuclear weapon states to engage in a responsible manner," he said in a speech.

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