"There are no other options," he said.
"There is no fact that the method of discharging contaminated water has been solved.
Last year, Japan acknowledged the first death related to radiation exposure during a Fukushima cleanup.
Recently, South Korea has expressed concerns that Japan may
In August, South Korean Government Minister for the Environment Kwon Seo-jung met with Tommofumi Nishinaga, Head of Economic Affairs at the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, to discuss any potential plans for releasing waste.
"The Government of South Korea is well aware of the impact of the treatment of contaminated water from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant on the health and safety of people on both sides, and on the entire nation," It is the Ministry of South Korea.
Kwon suggested that the two parties work together to find ways to ensure that the treatment of contaminated water does not affect the health of the ocean – or the health and safety of Japan's neighbors.