• Kyodo


Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who leads an up-and-coming political group, conveyed his opposition Tuesday to the early restart of idled nuclear reactors in Fukui Prefecture during a meeting with Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura in Tokyo.

Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui, who serves as secretary general of the group, called Osaka Ishin no Kai (One Osaka), also attended the meeting, where he and Hashimoto made eight proposals for the government’s nuclear policy.

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