South Korean President Moon Jae In gave instructions to develop a petition against dumping water from the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant into the ocean, RBC-Ukraine reports.
South Korea will convene the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea due to Japan's decision.
The South Korean Foreign Ministry also issued a statement expressing concern to the United States after the US State Department called Japan's decision "transparent and in line with global security standards."
"We cannot help but feel apprehension because we are Japan's closest neighbour and share the sea with it,” said the South Korean President
Not only by the Korean government, but also all the people are afraid of the dumping of water. On Wednesday, a wave of protests swept across the country, which took place, in particular, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul and consulates in the port cities of Busan and Jeju.
To recap, Japan decided to dump purified radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.