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North Korea says Japan ‘must immediately call off’ Fukushima water release

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Japan must “immediately call off” the release of wastewater from the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, North Korea’s foreign ministry said in a statement Thursday.

“Japan must immediately call off the dangerous discharge of nuclear contaminated water that seriously threatens the security and future of mankind,” it said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.

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