UN Chief to visit Mongolia
AKIPRESS.COM – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will visit Mongolia as a part of his Asian trip that will also bring him to Japan and South Korea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.
The Secretary General will leave for Japan on Thursday. In Japan, he will take part in the Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima, which is held on August 6 every year, spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said.
During his stay in Japan, Guterres will meet with several Japanese senior officials, including Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
He will also meet a group of surviving victims of the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, known as the hibakusha, and will participate in a dialogue with young activists who are leading initiatives on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and other global issues, Dujarric noted.
The Secretary General will then go to Mongolia, which has shown a commitment to…