Iran can “easily” steer Japan out of its nuclear crisis
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TEHRAN: Iran can “easily” help Japan in dealing with a
crippled nuclear power plant which was damaged in the aftermath of a
March 11 tsunami, a top Iranian atomic scientist was quoted as saying on

“Iran is one of the nations which under the
current circumstances can help Japan with the damage in the Fukushima
(Daiichi) nuclear plant,” Mahmoud Reza Aghamiri, Iran’s newly appointed
representative to the Middle East’s SESAME nuclear project, was quoted
as saying by the Fars news agency.

“Iranian experts can easily
tackle this this disaster and solve Japan’s problem. This shows that
maybe Iran’s practical capabilities are higher than Japan’s,” he said,
charging that Japanese nuclear technology depended on the United States.

quake and tsunami in March left reactor cores in Fukushima heating up
uncontrollably, resulting in the world’s worst nuclear emergency since
Chernobyl 25 years ago. As a result, some highly radioactive water has
leaked into both the ocean and the atmosphere.

Iran too lies in an area of major seismic activity and is prone to frequent earthquakes.

was appointed Iran’s representative to SESAME in March after his
predecessor Masoud Ali Mohammadi was killed in a bomb attack in January
last year.

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