Tokyo has provided Russia with additional data on the release of water from the damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant into the ocean. This was reported by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A statement from the Japanese Foreign Ministry said that in connection with the press release of Rosselkhoznadzor dated September 26, an online dialogue was held on October 10, following which Japan provided the Russian side with additional information regarding the release of water from Fukushima-1.
Tokyo noted that Japan will continue to provide Russia in the most “transparent and conscientious form” with explanations that are based on scientific data. The Japanese Foreign Ministry emphasized that the situation at Fukushima-1 is monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Earlier it was reported that an international group of scientists from the UK and Australia assessed the consequences of the discharge of purified radioactive water into the ocean from the damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant in Japan. Prior to this, Rospotrebnadzor assessed the impact of water discharge from the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant into the ocean.
The expert said that water from Fukushima-1 could reach the shores of the Russian Federation