23:52 GMT +319 September 2017
Live
    A part of the roof of a building covering the Unit 1 reactor, left, is seen removed at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

    Russia, Japan to Act Further on Overcoming Fukushima Accident Results - Rosatom

    © AP Photo/ Shizuo Kambayashi, Pool
    Asia & Pacific
    Get short URL
    0 53776

    Russia and Japan are about to approve joint actions to overcome the consequences of the 2011 accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

    TOKYO (Sputnik) – Russia and Japan intend to approve in the nearest future a specific list of joint actions to overcome the consequences of the 2011 accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, CEO of Russia's Rosatom nuclear corporation Alexey Likhachev said on Friday.

    Earlier in the day, Russia and Japan signed a memorandum on cooperation in the sector of peaceful nuclear energy.

    "The government [of Japan] and TEPCO [Fukushima operator] have asked us … The work is expected to take several decades, and is rather costly for the Japanese budget. We shall use the technologies we have today. In the nearest future we shall approve the specific list of actions to implement jointly," Likhachev told reporters.

    Related:

    Japan Doubles Estimate for Clean-Up of Fukushima Tragedy Consequences to $188Bln
    Fukushima Radiation Reaches US West Coast, Cesium-134 Found in Canadian Salmon
    German Court Orders Berlin to Pay Nuclear Firms For Fukushima-Prompted Shutdown
    Dismantling Fukushima Reactors Cost to Reach Almost $75Mln
    Tags:
    consequences, approval, 2011 Fukushima disaster, Fukushima, Rosatom, Japan, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment