TOKYO — Japan has told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that China’s ban on Japanese seafood after the release of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant was “completely unacceptable,” it said Monday evening. the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In a counter-argument to China’s Aug. 31 notification to the WTO on its measures to suspend Japanese imports of aquatic products that began last month, Japan said it would explain its position in relevant committees. of the WTO and urged China to immediately repeal this measure.
Some Japanese officials have raised the possibility of filing a complaint with the WTO over China’s seafood import ban, which the US ambassador to Japan said last week was a move that states United would support.
In a separate statement on Monday, Tokyo’s foreign ministry said Japan had also asked China to hold discussions on the Fukushima-related import ban based on the provisions of the trade partnership agreement. Comprehensive Regional Economic (RCEP).
“Japan hopes that China will hold discussions with the Japanese side as soon as possible and review its measures in accordance with its obligations under the RCEP agreement,” he said.
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