May 20, 2023
G7 Leaders' Spouses who sign the guest book

On May 19, spouses of G7 leaders visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum with Mrs. KISHIDA Yuko, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, and signed the guest book as follows.

Mrs. KISHIDA Yuko, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan (Message) (Japanese) (PDF)Open a New Window
(Provisional translation):It was a very meaningful and memorable experience for me to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum with the G7 partners today, and I sincerely hope that we all share our wish for peace at the G7 Hiroshima Summit and make progress towards a world without nuclear weapons.

Dr. Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States of America (Message) (PDF)Open a New Window
「On the occasion of the G7, as we gather to continue building a world that is peaceful and free, this museum reminds us of our purpose. Thank you for your warm welcome.」

Mrs. Britta Ernst, Spouse of Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (Message) (German) (PDF)Open a New Window
Eindringlich führt uns dieser Ort das unfassbare Leid der Menschen von Hiroshima vor Augen – dieser Schrecken darf sich niemals wiederholen.

Ms. Akshata Murty, Spouse of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Message) (PDF)Open a New Window
「We come here, today, to Hiroshima to bear witness…To bear witness to the horrors of war, To bear witness to destruction, To hear the words of the Hibakusha, Never forgetting the tragedy that war unfolds, Yet coming together, for peace, for oneness, for humanity.」

Dr. Heiko Echter von der Leyen, Spouse of President of the European Commission (Message) (PDF)Open a New Window
「Hiroshima left an indelible mark on our collective conscience. As we stand in the profound silence of this Memorial, we humbly pay homage to the victims. Their memory compels us to safeguard peace for future generations!」

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