• Kyodo


A 16-member team from the International Atomic Energy Agency began a weeklong mission on Monday to assist in efforts to manage toxic waste caused by the radiation-leaking Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

The team, headed by Juan Carlos Lentijo, will remain until next Monday and present a set of proposals to the Japanese government at the end of its mission on issues that need to be addressed and how to make further progress in the decontamination work after inspecting decontamination sites.

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