13 Mar '11, 12pm

Japan facing worst crisis since WWII: PM Kan

Japan facing worst crisis since WWII: PM Kan

TOKYO : Japan is facing its worst crisis in the 65 years since the end of World War II, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Sunday, calling on the nation to unite after it was devastated by a huge earthquake. The situation at a quake-stricken atomic power plant also remains grave, Kan said as engineers battled a nuclear emergency sparked by the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake and the devastating tsunami it triggered. "The current situation of the earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear plants is in a way the most severe crisis in the past 65 years since World War II," Kan said at a press conference. "Whether we Japanese can overcome this crisis depends on each of us," Kan said, calling for the nation to unite. "I strongly believe that we can get over this great earthquake and tsunami by joining together." Kan also said that Japan is at risk of large-scale power outages and must ...

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