France recognizes the health consequences of its nuclear tests in Polynesia. Parliament recognized Thursday the role of the territory in its nuclear deterrence capacity, something the 118 islands have been waiting for a long time. This recognition was eagerly awaited. Parliament adopted, Thursday, May 23, a reform of the statute of autonomy of Polynesia which recognizes the role played by this territory in the development of the French nuclear deterrence capacity, as well as its consequences, in particular health.
Le Monde 23rd May 2019 read more »