Japan Very Concerned About Iran Enriching Uranium, Breaking Nuclear Deal

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan announced that it was “strongly concerned” about Iran’s decision to restart uranium enrichment activities at the Fordow facility, a move that breaks from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed by Iran and a group of world powers in 2015.

“We are strongly concerned about Iran’s continued reduction of its commitment under the JCPOA including this time’s announcement,” said the statement by Press Secretary Masato Ohtaka. “Japan once...

Greenpeace Speaks Out Against Tokyo Court Fukushima Ruling

Friday, September 20, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News)
Greenpeace spoke out on Thursday against the not-guilty verdict in the criminal case against three former top executives of Tokyo Electric Power, whose nuclear meltdown contributed to the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

“The legal system of Japan has once again failed to stand up for the rights of tens of thousands of citizens impacted by the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster,” said a statement by the environmental organization.

The case against the executiv...

Japan Deeply Concerned Over Israel’s Destruction of Palestinian Buildings

Friday, July 26, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan expressed “deep concern” after Israel demolished about 10 buildings owned by Palestinians this week, according to a statement released Thursday.

“This incident goes against the ongoing efforts by the international community including Japan to create an environment conducive to serious dialogue between the parties and to achieve a two-state solution whereby the state of Israel and a future independent state of Palestine co-exist in peace,” said the sta...