May 27, 2016 7:24 AM EDT

When President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on Friday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, he became the first sitting president to do so more than 70 years after a nuclear bomb was dropped on the city.

Here is the full text of his speech at the site, as recorded by the New York Times:

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