April 14th According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in accepted the letter of state submitted by Japanese ambassador to South Korea, Sag Hoiichi on the 14th. Moon Jae-in told Aisei Koichi that the Japanese government’s decision to discharge pollutants into the sea made South Korea very worried, and urged him to convey the matter to the Japanese government well.
Moon Jae-in said in a meeting with Aisung Hyoichi, “I have to say this sentence. South Korea and Japan are closest to Japan and share the sea. South Korea is very worried about the Japanese government’s decision to discharge nuclear sewage into the sea.
Moon Jae-in added, “You are very clear about the worries of the South Korean government and citizens. Go back and communicate it to Japan.” It is reported that Moon Jae-in also ordered South Korean officials to study the submission of the Japanese decision to the International Maritime Tribunal at an internal meeting in Qingwatai on the same day.
The previous day (13th), the Japanese government officially decided to discharge Fukushima nuclear sewage into the sea. The South Korean government then expressed “strong regret”, and the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs also summoned Ai Xingxiaoyi to protest solemnly. On the same day, South Korean Prime Minister Ding Shijun also posted on Facebook condemning Japan’s decision to discharge sewage into the sea.