Nuclear blackmail has no place in the world, Zelenskyy writes in Hiroshima

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has expressed his resolve to stand up against Russia's nuclear intimidation in a message written during his visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

On Sunday, Zelenskyy visited the museum about the 1945 US atomic bombing of the city after taking part in the Group of Seven summit there.

Japan's Foreign Ministry on Monday released the message Zelenskyy wrote in the museum's guest book.

The message reads, "I am deeply impressed by the visit to the museum. No country in the world should have to go through such pain and destruction. Nuclear blackmail has no place in the modern world."

Zelenskyy also laid flowers at the cenotaph dedicated to the atomic bomb victims at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio.