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UK to lift import restrictions on food products from Fukushima 

  • June 29, 2022
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All national dailies wrote that British Prime Minister Johnson told Prime Minister Kishida on Tuesday in Elmau, Germany, that his nation will lift on Wednesday its import restrictions on Japanese food products imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Johnson said at the outset of the meeting on the fringes of the G7 summit: “I’m delighted that from tomorrow Fukushima products will be sold in shops throughout the UK.” Kishida expressed his appreciation for the British decision. Meanwhile, referring to an MSDF training ship’s recent call at a port in the UK, Kishida expressed Japan’s hope to further promote security cooperation with the UK in the Indo-Pacific.  

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