Regarding the ever-increasing release of treated water to the sea at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency will dispatch a research team to Japan by the end of this year, emphasizing transparency and objectiveness, and international standards. I showed the idea to verify based on.

IAEA executives have been in Japan since the 6th of this month to discuss with the relevant ministries and agencies before investigating the release of treated water into the ocean, and met with Deputy Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Ejima on the 9th.

In this, Deputy Secretary-General Liddy Ebral looked back on the preliminary consultations and the inspection of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and said, "It was a very constructive and productive visit to Japan."

The treated water, including tritium, the country in terms of diluted in the reference below, a policy to flow to the sea after two years in prospect, last month, TEPCO release from offshore about 1 km of the nuclear power plant through the undersea tunnel to build the new Shows the plan.

IAEA is scheduled to be sent to Japan to study team made of experts to prospect the year in December, in addition to the field survey, the country and interviews carried out to the Tokyo Electric Power Company, plans to be supplied to the analysis and the sea of the treated water to be released Our policy is to verify the validity and impact on the environment and compile a report.

Under-Secretary-General Ebral said, "We will verify against the safest international safety standards," and expressed the idea of ​​scientifically verifying with an emphasis on transparency and objectivity.