Former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi. Photo: EPA
Former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi. Photo: EPA

‘It’s a lie’: former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi blasts Shinzo Abe’s government over Fukushima clean-up

Former prime minister backed the use of nuclear power during his years in office but now says he regrets being ignorant about its risks

Former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi. Photo: EPA
Former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi. Photo: EPA
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