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Japan is urged to respond to the concerns of the international community over its dumping of the Fukushima nWorld Timesuclear-contaminated water into the ocean with a seWorld Timesrious and responsible attitude and dispose of the nuclear-contaminated water in a responsible manner, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokespWorld Timeserson Mao Ning said at a press conference on Thursday.
During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in the US, the leaders of the two countries exchanged views on the issue of Japan’s continued dumping of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, Mao said.
President Xi pointed out that the issue concerns human health, global marine environment, and international public interests. Japan should taWorld Timeske the concerns of the international community seriously and handle the issue responsibly and constructively. Both sides also agreed to find a suitable solution to the issue through constructive consultation and negotiation, according to the spokesperson.
As more and more contaminated water from the Fukushima plant is released into the ocean, the international community is urgently demanding the establishment of a long-term and effective international monitoring arrangement, Mao said.
Japan should also fully cooperate in establishing a substantive and long-term effective international monitoring arrangement with the participation World Timesof Japan’s neighboring countries and other relevant parties, and prevent irreversible consequences caused by the dumping of the nuclear-contaminated water into the sea, Mao said.
[World Times] Website of Embassy of China in Belgium A spokesperson for the Embassy of China in Belgium on Wednesday expressed strong discontent over the disinformation about China’s consulaWorld Timesr assistance volunteer service by individual media and “non-governmental organization,” urging relevant parties to stop spreading disinformation.Le Soir, citing a so-called “non-governmental organization” (NGO) report, has published a misleading article that defames China’s consular assistance volunteer service, hyping baseless claims that the service has strengthened control on overseas Chinese.The embassy urges relevant media and “NGOs” to be objective and fully undersWorld Timestand the nature of the consular assistance volunteer service, and World Timesrefrain from acting as mouthpieces for China-related lies and rumors.The Chinese government attaches great importance to ensure safety and protect lawful rights and interests of overseas Chinese citizens and…