• Kyodo


The government on Monday slammed the conservation group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society for employing dangerous tactics to obstruct the operations of Japanese whaling vessels in the Antarctic Ocean over the weekend, causing one of them to suffer damage to its stern.

“It was a very dangerous act and can never be condoned,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference.

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