giovedì 17 marzo 2011

Earthquake/Tsunami Japan: Mr. Obama speech live via Twitter

1943: The substance of Mr Obama's speech, then, was to play down any fears Americans might have about radiation. He emphasised the US itself was not in danger, and urged Americans in Japan to keep informed.

1940: Japanese people are not alone, says Mr Obama.

1939: President Obama says he has ordered a review of US nuclear facilities as a precaution, but believes they are safe.

1938: Obama: We do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the US coast or US territories in the Pacific.

1938: Obama: All US citizens in Japan should continue to monitor the situation.

1936: Obama: We know that the damage to the nuclear reactors poses a substantial risk to the people nearby.

1932: The White House tweets: "Starting soon: President Obama speaks on tragedy in Japan&US response"

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