TITLE

Abe clarifies nuclear policy at Hiroshima commemoration

PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;8/7/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the statement of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the 68th anniversary commemoration of the Hiroshima atomic bombing which helped end the World War II in Asia. Abe pushed to restart the nuclear power plants to address the increased demand for power. He sought to export the country's nuclear power technology to foreign countries such as Jordan and India. He also attempted to make distinction between nuclear energy and nuclear weapons for civilian use.
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90029181

 

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