China News Service, July 9th. According to Korean media reports, on the 8th local time, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stated that it has signed an agreement with Japan on the technical assessment and supervision support of the Fukushima nuclear sewage discharge issue, and formally established it. The verification team of technical experts on the disposal of polluted water from the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, including South Korean experts.
In this regard, the South Korean government stated that the South Korean side will conduct an objective and true verification of the entire process of Japan's nuclear sewage treatment and is committed to solving the problem.
According to the report, according to the agreement, the International Atomic Energy Agency will fully discuss the radioactive definition of nuclear-contaminated water and whether the discharge process is safe, monitor the impact of discharge on the radiation environment, and evaluate the radiation protection and hazards related to "protecting people and the environment", and then take action on Japan. Pollution control and evaluation including approval, review, and discussion are made.
The verification team will formulate a verification plan accordingly.
The South Korean government stated that the participation of South Korean experts in the verification will help maintain national safety. In the future, based on the principle of national health and safety, the entire process of nuclear sewage treatment in Japan will be verified objectively and truthfully, and it is committed to solving problems and dealing with any behavior that may endanger national health. Both will never compromise.
On April 13, the Japanese government held a cabinet meeting to formally decide to discharge nuclear sewage from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the sea. This move aroused strong opposition from the South Korean government and related private organizations.
On the 20th of that month, South Korean Foreign Minister Zheng Yirong emphasized that he firmly opposed the Japanese discharge of Fukushima nuclear sewage into the ocean.
On June 29, local time, the South Korean National Assembly convened a plenary meeting and passed a resolution condemning Japan's decision to discharge nuclear sewage from the Fukushima nuclear power plant to the sea.
The resolution stated that the South Korean Congress strongly condemned the Japanese government's unauthorized decision to discharge the Fukushima nuclear sewage into the sea, and urged Japan to immediately withdraw its decision.
The resolution also urges Japan to scientifically verify safety issues, agree to South Korea's participation in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) joint investigation mission, and requires Japan to closely consult with neighboring countries, including South Korea, to choose methods for disposing of nuclear sewage.Keywords: