Tokyo governor slams media coverage on Fukushima
BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose blasted the media coverage of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Friday and said that people should not believe in scare stories but on basis and facts.
The 66-year-old was appearing at Tokyo's final press conference on the eve of the vote as to who of they, Istanbul or Madrid hosts the 2020 Olympic Games .
He added that the Japanese Government had taken control of the crisis.
The crisis surrounding the plant - which suffered the damage when an earthquake and tsunami hit north eastern Japan in March 2011 killing over 18,000 people - has dogged the bid's every press conference this week.