02 Apr '11, 5pm

Japan, Germany to cooperate on nuclear safety

Japan, Germany to cooperate on nuclear safety

TOKYO: Japan and Germany on Saturday said they would work together on international nuclear safety standards, while Tokyo promised to thoroughly investigate its ongoing nuclear crisis. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and his Japanese counterpart Takeaki Matsumoto met in Tokyo as Japan has struggled to stabilise the Fukushima nuclear plant three weeks after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. "Importantly, we have to improve the quality and safety of nuclear energy in the world by establishing international safety standards," said the German foreign minister. "We welcome very much that Japan discloses its disaster information at the highest level of transparency," he said. "That is exactly what is important." Matsumoto told a joint press conference: "I said to Foreign Minister Westerwelle that, regarding the nuclear plant, Japan has given explanations to the i...

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