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Kan vows to disclose more info on nuclear crisis to world

Friday 18th March, 06:30 PM JST

TOKYO —Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday vowed to provide more information to the entire world on the country’s quake-triggered nuclear crisis, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano stated his readiness to offer support to combat it (www.japantoday.com).

‘‘The international community’s view is that they want more volume of accurate information more quickly,’’ Amano told reporters after meeting Kan and other cabinet ministers to discuss the disaster involving the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Amano, who heads the International Atomic Energy Agency, also said an IAEA team will engage in radiation monitoring activities in Japan and that one liaison officer will be stationed in Tokyo to enhance communication with relevant entities. Continue reading