France urged to clean up deadly waste from its nuclear tests in Polynesia

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France is called on to assume the dangerous legacy of its 193 nuclear tests carried out on the Mururoa and Fangataufa atolls between 1966 and 1996.

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France is being asked to assume its responsibility for the dangerous legacy of the 193 nuclear tests it carried on the Mururoa and Fangataufa atolls in the Pacific Ocean between 1966 and 1996, reports Le Monde's Christine Chaumeau in this English-language version of her original article, published in The Guardian.