Matsuno: Government will do its utmost for Fukushima

Japan's top government spokesperson says the government will continue to do its utmost for the reconstruction and revitalization of Fukushima.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu was speaking at a news conference on Friday.

The remark came after the Supreme Court ruled that the government was not responsible for the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

He said he understands the top court determined that it was not illegal that the government did not exercise its regulatory authority.

Matsuno said the government will continue to support the people affected by the 2011 disaster.