The Japanese government is planning to share its disgruntlement during the WTO meeting as “Korea’s ban on fishery products from Fukushima and neighboring prefectures is baseless and thus should be called off,” according to the broadcaster. The WTO general meeting is slated to be held in
Sankei Sinbum, a prominent daily, also reported earlier that the Japanese government is considering filing a suit to the WTO against the Korean counterpart for its allegedly harsh trade ban policy.
Such stern responses of the Japanese administration is largely seen as a means to press
Last month, the Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries prohibited the import of all fishery products from
The Japanese government, however, lashed back at the measure and claimed that all of its export items were in accord with the international standard on nuclear safety.
By Bae Hyun-jung and news reports (firstname.lastname@example.org)