On the 6 August 1945, 140,000 people were killed after the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
However, in June, Japan had supported the United Kingdom, France and the U.S. in dismissing a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons.
Japanese city Hiroshima on Sunday marked the 72nd anniversary of World War II atomic bombing that killed 140,000 people.
Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks.
Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui called for further global efforts to abolish nuclear weapons as the city marked the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Sunday.
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Since then, nuclear proliferation has created a risky modern world, with many nations now capable of using nuclear weapons on their neighbor.
He noted that adoption of the treaty was the outcome of the campaign focused on the unconditional unacceptability of the use of nuclear weapons.
The United Nations issued a statement Sunday urging countries to continue working toward a nuclear weapons-free world.
Many in Japan feel the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki amounted to war crimes and atrocities because they targeted civilians, and also because of the unprecedented destructive nature of the weapons.
"For us to truly realise a "world without nuclear weapons", the participation of both nuclear weapon states and non-nuclear weapon states is necessary", he said.