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UN nuclear watchdog in Japan for Fukushima review

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The UN's nuclear watchdog on Monday kicked off a review of Japan's efforts to shut down the disaster-hit Fukushima plant after its operator began removing nuclear fuel. 

Juan Carlos Lentijo (L), a review mission leader of the IAEA prior to a meeting with Japanese government officials and TEPCO representatives at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo on November 25, 2013

In a ten-day mission, a 19-strong team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will look at progress so far in the complicated decommissioning process, as well as future plans for containing the worst nuclear accident in a generation.

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