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Japan marked the eighth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. On Mar 11, 2011, a nine-magnitude quake struck off Japan's coast, setting off a tsunami that killed thousands and triggered the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. Despite the tragedy, nuclear power will remain a strategically important energy source for the country. Michiyo Ishida reports.

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