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South Korea indefinitely bans seafood in Fukushima due to pollutants dumping the waters


The Parliament Spokesperson for South Korea’s main party, the People’s Power Party, Yoon Jae-ok, confirmed that they will maintain the Banned seafood from Fukushima region in Japan To discharge the polluted water from the nuclear power plant until the end of public concern about it.

“From the point of view of the party, I can say that you can trust me imports of fish products From Fukushima it will be banned indefinitely until there are no concerns about it, Yoon said in remarks to the press after a meeting with senior South Korean government officials, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.

“It doesn’t matter if it’s 10, 20, 30, 50 or even 100 years. The duration is not important. The government is preparing with the firm conviction that any issue is unsafe.” It should not affect people’s diet“,

almost 1.33 million tons of treated water are stored In the facilities, which are almost at their highest capacity, according to data from the company that operates the Japanese plant.

Since the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in March 2011 has caused Three fusion By eliminating emergency cooling systems and generating large amounts of radioactive water that accumulated at the Fukushima plant, where it was mixed with rainwater and groundwater torrents.

The polluted water release plan – once successfully treated – has been implemented Strong opposition within Japan as well as in China, Korea and other countries in the region.

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