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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Japan still needs nuclear power: Tokyo governor

Japan still needs nuclear power: Tokyo governor

Tokyo (AFP) July 11, 2011
Tokyo's outspoken Governor Shintaro Ishihara says Japan still needs atomic power, despite what he expects will be "some hysterical reaction" to the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis. He also believes pacifist Japan should acquire nuclear weapons as a deterrent in what he considers a dangerous neighbourhood, near North Korea, China and Russia, although he stresses Japan should never use them.

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