IAEA Invited to Send Expert Team to Japan
24 July 2007 | IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei welcomes an invitation by the Japanese Government to send specialists to jointly examine the current condition of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant. The IAEA intends to send a team of IAEA and international experts in the coming weeks. The exact timing will be decided in consultation with the Japanese authorities. Dr. ElBaradei said this invitation is important for identifying lessons learned that might have implications for the international nuclear safety regime.