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South Korea: mayors and governors of all 17 major cities and provinces call on Japan not to dump Fukushima radioactive water into the ocean

Korea JoongAng Daily 22nd Dec 2020, The mayors and governors of all 17 major cities and provinces in Korea adopted a joint statement warning against Japan releasing contaminated water into the ocean from its crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Governors Association of Korea, which includes cities that are administered as provinces, called on the Japanese government to “immediately halt discussions to release the radioactive water from Fukushima” and to “share information to the public in a transparent manner.”

The governors’ statement comes as Japan is nearing a decision on plans to release over 1.2 million tons of contaminated water
from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.



December 24, 2020 - Posted by | politics international, South Korea

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