IAEA: Tokyo responded to the accident at the Fukushima-1 is too late

According vz.ru, the Japanese government responded to the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" later than they should have, and Japanese experts misjudged the extent of the tsunami that hit the station, to the report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

As the broadcaster NHK, IAEA experts, who came to Japan for an inspection at the end of May, have called for Japanese authorities increased efforts to counter the disaster. The agency also noted that the Japanese experts misjudged the extent of the tsunami that hit after the earthquake at the plant "Fukushima-1", RIA "Novosti".

IAEA recommends Japan streamline the management structure so that decisions can be made in a shorter time.

IAEA will present the results of inspection and its recommendations to the ministerial meeting in Vienna on Monday. In Vienna, June 20-24, will be a special international conference of the IAEA, on the events at the Japanese nuclear power plant, in which will be heard by a number of reports, including the Japanese experts, the situation at the nuclear plant and suggestions to improve security in the nuclear industry.

March 11 earthquake magnitude 9.0 in the north-east of Japan, officially called the Great East Japan earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed 15.4 thousand people, about eight thousand missing. Tsunami of plant "Fukushima-1", put out of action the emergency power system, which led to the excellent cooling of fuel and spent fuel pools.

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