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Nuclear regulators decided Wednesday to urge the science minister to pick a new entity to run a trouble-prone prototype fast-breeder reactor, as they see little progress in safety management operations under the current operator.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) concluded at a meeting open to the public that it is inappropriate to continue having the government-backed Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) manage the Monju reactor in Fukui Prefecture.

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