• Kyodo


The government said Tuesday it will welcome an International Atomic Energy Agency mission next week to seek advice on ongoing efforts toward scrapping the crippled reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 complex.

The 12-member team will be led by Juan Carlos Lentijo of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology. It is the first time that Japan has invited an IAEA mission focusing on decommissioning the plant, an official of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy said.

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