On Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama will the first American president to the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The visit is a huge event for both the USA and Japan. Hiroshima is the first city in the world to from atomic weapons. The bomb that U.S. forces on the city in August of 1945 an estimated 140,000 in that year. Many historians say it bring an end to the Second World War. Others say it should never have . President Obama said his visit is to on the future. An advisor to the president said Mr Obama would not for the bombing. The advisor said Obama, "will offer a forward-looking vision" that on the shared future of the USA and Japan.
Barack Obama in 2009 that he would one day like to visit Hiroshima. His trip to the city has many people in Japan and the USA about the bombs that fell on Hiroshima, and later Nagasaki, which so many people. Mr Obama said his visit would be a time to about how horrible war is and to remember the terrible loss of life. He said he hoped his time in Hiroshima would people that war causes unnecessary death and that nuclear weapons should never used again. He said: "Part of my goal is to that innocent people caught in war can tremendously." He added: "And that's not just the thing of the past. That is today in many parts of the world."