World must agree to disagree on hunting whales, Japan official says

Japan's Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission Joji Morishita speaks during a news conference in TokyoJapan has done nothing wrong by sending its whaling fleet out on its annual Antarctic hunt and the world must agree to disagree on the issue, the country's top whaling official said on Monday. The International Court of Justice said last year that Japan's whaling in the Southern Ocean should stop and an International Whaling Committee panel said in April that Tokyo had yet to demonstrate a need for killing whales. Tokyo took a one-year hiatus from Antarctic whaling.

December 7, 2015 7:48 pm

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