McCain Backs Obama Call To End Nuclear Weapons

05/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • AFP

US Senator John McCain Friday backed a call by President Barack Obama, his former rival for the White House, for a planet free of nuclear weapons and this should start with North Korea and Iran.

The Republican senator from Arizona was speaking in Japan on the last leg of an Asia tour, after Tokyo was angered by Pyongyang firing a rocket over its territory Sunday.

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