April 20 South Korea’s foreign minister, Chung Yi-so, said Thursday that If Japan can discharge nuclear sewage into the sea in accordance with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) standards, South Korea does not need to insist on opposition.
Zheng Yilu 19 to participate in the National Assembly to question the government, in the Common Democratic Party member Wen Zhenshuo asked whether he insisted on opposing the Japanese government’s practice of discharge of nuclear sewage into the sea made the above-mentioned remarks.
To that end, Japan should accept three requests from the South Korean government, Mr. Zheng said. Zheng Yilu said that the government put the health and safety of South Korean nationals first, and to this end, continue to put forward to the Japanese side three requirements, the three requirements are to put forward a full scientific basis and fully share relevant information, in advance with the ROK to fully discuss, to ensure that South Korean experts or representatives of the Institute to participate in the IAEA verification process.
Referring to U.S. support for Japan’s decision to discharge nuclear sewage into the sea, Zheng said the U.S. government’s basic principles are also consistent with South Korea’s view that Japan should be verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency on the issue of discharge of nuclear sewage into the sea, but after Japan issued the relevant decision, the U.S. judgment and the South Korean government’s judgment there are many differences. In this regard, the U.S. side will be introduced to the U.S. side through various channels and seek understanding.
Zheng also stressed that the government is discussing various effective responses that Japan can take when it discharges nuclear sewage into the sea.