• Kyodo


The government will consider scrapping the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor during its operational review of the troubled nuclear facility, Goshi Hosono, minister in charge of the nuclear disaster, said Saturday.

“There are various opinions and (the government) should consider all of them, including the possibility of decommissioning the facility,” Hosono told reporters after visiting the complex in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.

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