China refuses to brief Japan on blanket seafood testing for radiation


Chinese customs authorities have rejected the Japanese government’s repeated requests for explanations about their blanket radiation testing on seafood imports from Japan introduced earlier this month, sources familiar with the bilateral relationship said Friday.

Tokyo is currently investigating the testing across China and considering filing a request for Beijing to take “science-based measures” through diplomatic channels once it finds out the details of the new steps, the sources said.

The fresh measures that keep seafood imports from Japan at customs for up to one month before clearance ar...

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