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The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability. ---->>>

Subsequently, the Japanese people experienced a variety of vicissitudes and were involved in international disputes, eventually, for the first time in their history, experiencing the horrors of modern warfare on their own soil during World War II. ---->>>

All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind. ---->>>

It is the earnest hope of our people that the world may see the day when all nuclear weapons are abolished. ---->>>

Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered the ravages of atomic bombing. That experience left an indelible mark on the hearts of our people, making them passionately determined to renounce all wars. ---->>>

If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen, it is, at the same time, something very ordinary, closely tied to the daily life of each individual. ---->>>

It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm of any government the question of his country's security should be a concern of the utmost importance. ---->>>

It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and signed it, pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people. ---->>>

The desire to see Okinawa returned to Japan developed into a broad national consensus among our people. ---->>>


Nationality: Japanese
Born: March 27, 1901
Die: 06-03, 1975
Occupation: Politician

Eisaku Satō (佐藤 榮作, Satō Eisaku, 27 March 1901 – 3 June 1975) was a Japanese politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Japan, elected on 9 November 1964, and re-elected on 17 February 1967, and 14 January 1970, serving until 7 July 1972. As such, he is the second longest serving PM in Japanese history and the first Prime Minister to have been born in the 20th century (wikipedia)