Minister Nishimura Holds a Conference with H.E. Mr. Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
July 4, 2023
On July 4, 2023, Mr. Nishimura Yasutoshi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a conference with H.E. Mr. Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). They agreed to continue to share necessary information about discharge of ALPS treated water, and in line with IAEA comprehensive report, take explanations about ALPS treated water based on scientific evidence in a highly transparent manner to the international community.
On July 4, 2023, Minister Nishimura held a conference with H.E. Mr. Rafael Mariano Grossi, IAEA Director General.
Minister Nishimura expressed his respect to the IAEA for compiling a comprehensive report on the review of the safety of ALPS treated water published on the same day and stated that after confirming the contents of the report in detail, would transparently disseminate information to domestic and overseas.
They agreed on the importance of continuing to review the safety of the discharge are consistent with international safety standards and to take all possible measures to ensure safety through the IAEA's review before, during, and after the discharge into the sea.