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China bans Japanese seafood over Fukushima water release

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China has imposed a sweeping ban on all imports of Japanese aquatic products, including seafood, in response to Japan’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean.

Japan began discharging the first batch of more than 1.3 million tons of nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi plant on Thursday, following months of controversy and opposition from neighboring countries and environmental groups

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