Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture. Photo: AP

Japan PM Shinzo Abe tours Fukushima to check areas affected by 2011 nuclear disaster

  • His visit comes after Japan’s Olympics minister stepped down last week over remarks he made deemed offensive to people affected by the disaster
  • It was the prime minister’s first visit to the region since September 2013
Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture. Photo: AP
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