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Japan minister seeks review of coal-fired plant in Vietnam

Environment chief Koizumi questions government support for Vung Ang plant

Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi delivers a speech at COP25 in Madrid last December.   © Kyodo

Tokyo -- In the face of international pressure regarding the building of coal-fired power plants, Japan's environment minister on Friday called on the government to reconsider plans to finance such a plant in Vietnam.

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