White House officials say President Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima later this month.

He will visit the city with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 27 May as part of his tenth trip to Asia since taking office.

The visit will bolster Mr Obama’s calls for de-nuclearisation and allow him to pay his respects to the 140,000 Japanese people killed in the bombing on 6 August, 1945… see more

source: skynews