Statement by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven honouring the victims of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki


Today marks 75 years since an atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima in Japan. Three days later, Nagasaki met the same terrible fate. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has been invited to attend the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony to honour the many victims. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, foreign officials will take part in the commemoration via video messages that will be broadcast in conjunction with the official ceremony.