Japan PM Suga says he wants to make decision on contaminated Fukushima water soon

Reuters | Tokyo | Updated: 07-04-2021 15:52 IST | Created: 07-04-2021 15:49 IST
Japan PM Suga says he wants to make decision on contaminated Fukushima water soon
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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday he wanted to make a decision on the contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant soon.

Plant operator Tepco has had to contend with huge amounts of contaminated water building up at the site of the Fukushima nuclear plant, crippled in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Earlier on Wednesday, Trade Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama told a news conference he wanted to form a conclusion on handling the water at an early and appropriate time.

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