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The government will subject nuclear fuel reprocessing and storage facilities to its safety checks introduced in connection with the Fukushima crisis, in addition to reactors now undergoing stress tests, trade minister Yukio Edano said Friday.

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, under the wing of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, will instruct the operators of nuclear fuel cycle facilities to report their safety evaluation results for the facilities by the end of April.

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