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Bikini Atoll mayor to visit Japan on H-bomb anniversary

According to the Daily Yomiuri newspaper the major of Bikini Atoll, Alson Kelen, will visit Japan, on the anniversary (1 March 1954) of the hydrogen test which exposed the Bikini Atoll locals and the crew of a Japanese fishing boat from Shizuoka Prefecture.

The Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Nippon Gensuikyo, 日本原水協) said Mayor Kelen attending a gathering here will meet the Mayor of Yaizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, where the affected ship and crew were from.