22 May '11, 8pm

UN atomic watchdog experts set off for Japan: VIENNA: A team of experts from the UN atomic watchdog flew out to

VIENNA: A team of experts from the UN atomic watchdog flew out to Tokyo from Vienna on Sunday to team up with other international experts investigating Japan's nuclear crisis. Six experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency boarded a Tokyo-bound flight from Vienna at around midday on Sunday in preparation for a fact-finding mission from May 24-June 2. Jim Lyons, director of the IAEA's division of nuclear installation safety, told reporters the mission would compile a report which would then be presented to IAEA member states next month at a special ministerial-level conference in Vienna. Lyons said it was not yet clear exactly where the team of experts would go or whether they would get to the nuclear plant at Fukushima which was critically damaged by a devastating tsunami on March 11. "We are going to be mostly in Tokyo, but I think we're going to try to visit the...

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