Japan says U.N. experts’ call to protect nuclear clean-up workers is ‘regrettable’

FILE PHOTO: A worker wearing a protective suit and a mask take photograph at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima, Japan, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan on Friday described as “extremely regrettable” a call by U.N. human rights experts for greater protection of workers cleaning up its damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, and said it had notified U.N. officials of its reaction. Tepco, the utility that owns the plant hit by a tsunami in 2011 that […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories