The mainland and Taiwan signed an agreement on nuclear safety on Thursday to boost cooperation following Japan’s nuclear crisis.
Under the deal, officials from both sides will alert each other if a major accident occurs and cooperate in limiting any damage.
The mainland’s Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) and the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) signed the agreement during talks in Tianjin.
“Nuclear safety touches everyone’s lives on both sides of the Taiwan Straits and is related to the environment we all share,” said Chen Yunlin, president of ARATS.
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