The government has agreed with the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency to create a framework for investigations, etc., in order to dispel international concerns about the release of ever-increasing treated water to the sea at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Announced that it was done.

The government has decided to dilute the treated water containing radioactive substances such as tritium, which continues to increase at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, to a concentration below the national standard and then release it into the sea.



The after two years looking for a ready to TEPCO so that can be implemented in prospect, but from neighboring countries has come out also concerns about safety.



For this reason, the government announced on the 8th that it has agreed with the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency to create a framework for investigations, etc., in order to ensure reliability and transparency regarding the release of treated water.



Specifically, the IAEA dispatched a research team to verify the status of TEPCO's examination of disposal methods and continuously monitor the safety of treated water released into the sea. Will be announced to.



In addition, the government has a policy of holding briefing sessions for embassies in each country on a regular basis, and hopes to dispel international concerns through these efforts.

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