translated from Spanish: New Emperor of Japan calls for work for world peace

Japan.-The Emperor Naruhito urged Japan to work for world peace in its first public appearance on Saturday before a multitude of tens of thousands of people who cheereded and waved flags. » I sincerely wish our country, in the hands of foreign countries, to seek world peace and further development, «said Naruhito, 59, who ascended to the Chrysanthemum throne on Wednesday. The 126 Emperor of Japan made a brief appearance on a covered balcony of the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo, along with other royalty members such as the Empress Masako. The Emperor and Empress Emeritus, Akihito and Michiko, did not join their children, for they They decided to retire from official duties after their three-decade reign. Akihito, aged 85, was the first Japanese emperor to abdicate in more than two centuries. The royal family was scheduled to make a total of six appearances throughout the day, and some 50000 people gathered at the front door of the palace before the first, according to NHK National television. More elaborate festivities are planned for October 22, when he and Masako are presented in traditional robes for a ceremony at the palace before a mass bath through the streets of Tokyo, in acts to be attended by many world leaders and Members of real houses.

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