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Japan’s new government signals it could rethink nuclear-free future

TOKYO — Japan’s government plans to establish a variety of sources for electricity generation within ten years, including a review of the plan to exit nuclear power set by the previous administration, Trade Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday.

“We will make our decisions based on technological findings and not with prejudgment,” Motegi said at a press conference in Tokyo. “We can’t say for sure that Japan will be free of nuclear power by the 2030s.”

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