Will Russia also follow China, and impose an embargo on Japanese seafood?

Updated Sep 27, 2023
Following China, Russia has also begun considering an embargo on Japanese seafood related to the discharge of contaminated water from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the ocean. According to Yomiuri Shimbun and Nippon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), Russian food safety monitoring agency Roselkhoznadzor discussed the safety of Japanese marine products at a working group meeting with Chinese authorities on food safety through its online website on the 26th (local time). announced. In particular, regarding China's complete suspension of imports of Japanese seafood, Russia also said, "We are considering joining China's restrictions." Rochelhoznadzor said whether to introduce import regulations on Japanese seafood will be “finally decided after consultation with Japan.” In addition, we have already requested Japan to hold consultations and provide information, including methods for measuring radioactive materials contained in seafood being exported, by October 16. Nikkei ...
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