IAEA Remediation Expert Mission
An IAEA international expert mission arrived in Japan to help the country develop its remediation plans, following the nuclear accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

The mission, requested by the Japanese Government, comprises 12 international experts from several countries and IAEA experts who will visit Japan from 7 to 15 October 2011.

During this morning's Press Conference, Mission Leader Juan Carlos Lentijo, the General Director for Radiation Protection at Spain's nuclear regulatory authority, said Japan needs to take into account IAEA international standards, as well as local circumstances to determine the best way to remediate the contaminated sites.

The mission involves meetings with Japanese officials in Tokyo and trips to other locations.
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