- G7 Foreign Ministers' Summit is taking place in Hiroshima
- Fumio Kishida: Momentum toward a world free of nuclear weapons has withered
Fumio Kishida is the foreign minister of Japan. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The city of Hiroshima sits in a beautiful location, surrounded by sea and mountains. It has a rich culture and history, and has been a symbol of peace and hope since its recovery from the atomic bombing in 1945. It is also my hometown, and so the issue of nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation has always had a special resonance for myself and others living here.