Japan's new government urged Australia on Tuesday to help prevent violent attacks by activists on Japanese whalers as it stood by the country's traditional support for whaling, an official said.
Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada met his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith on the sidelines of this year's UN General Assembly.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Japan's New Government Supports Whaling
Japan's new center left Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama continues to support Japan's whaling operations.