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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano speaks during the press conference at Prime Minister Naoto Kan's official residence on March 30, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan
Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011

Open quoteThe fact that the level of radiation is high in the soil is inevitably pointing to the possibility that the accumulation over the long term may affect human health.Close quote

  • Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary; the U.N. has advised Japan to consider expanding the evacuation zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant
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