Suspected misrepresentation of the remains of the ministry Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare "Verification why we left it as is" September 20, 16:07
Regarding the problem that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has left behind in the suspicion of misunderstanding the remains of Siberian detainees, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare "I will thoroughly verify why the experts pointed out at the meeting as it is." And expressed the idea of promoting interviews with past staff.
On the 19th, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced the verification result that the remains of 597 people collected so far may not be Japanese, regarding the suspected of mistaking the remains of Siberian detainees.
Experts have pointed out the suspicion of mistakes 14 years ago, but the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare left it without consulting with the Russian side and did not report it to the three political affairs, including the minister.
Regarding this issue, the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato stated at the conference on the 20th that he would “verify why he kept the indications at the meeting” and expressed his intention to proceed with interviews with past personnel.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will dispatch a person in charge to Russia in late this month to proceed with discussions on future responses, but Minister Kato said, “If such a case occurs, it naturally affects the relationship of trust with Russia. I would like to communicate firmly, including recovering once. "