Japan, U.S. reaffirms cooperation to tackle Fukushima nuke crisis

April 18th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI  

Tokyo, Apr 18 (ANI): Japan and the United States have reaffirmed their cooperation in efforts to contain the ongoing nuclear crisis at crippled Fukushima Daiichi power station, as the plant operator unveiled a plan to bring the troubled reactors to stable condition within six to nine months.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan explained to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the recovery roadmap presented by Tokyo Electric Power Company.

According to Japanese officials, Kan said Japan is responsible for sharing lessons from the still-unfolding accident with the international community and making use of them, the Kyodo News reports.

Clinton said Washington would work closely with Tokyo in coping with the Fukushima crisis, which is now rated as the world’s worst nuclear disaster.

The United States has dispatched to Japan nuclear experts and items to tackle the contingency. (ANI)

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