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IAEA not told of enriched nuclear waste via The Japan Times Online

Kilos of uranium, plutonium found at state-run sites come as a shock
The government failed to tell the International Atomic Energy Agency about unaccounted-for or unreported amounts of enriched plutonium and uranium it has found in nuclear waste produced by its own facilities over the past year, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura admitted Thursday.

After acknowledging the situation, which initially surfaced earlier in the day in media reports quoting unnamed government sources, Fujimura said the discoveries will be swiftly reported to the IAEA, in an apparent effort to ward off international criticism.

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