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Japan PM Noda orders nuclear reactors back online

Japan has announced that it will restart two nuclear reactors - the first to go back online since all the country's plants were closed following last year's Fukushima crisis.

Reactors at the Ohi plant in central Fukui prefecture will be switched on in three weeks, officials said.

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has urged support for the move, saying Japan faces a summer of power shortages.

Mariko Oi reports.

  • 16 Jun 2012
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