IWC convention begins, Japan's "research" whaling on agenda

September 15, 2014 12:05 PM

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IWC convention begins, Japan's "research" whaling on agenda

The International Whaling Commission began a four-day convention Monday in Slovenia, with Japan's plan to continue hunting whales for "scientific purposes" expected to top the agenda.

During the IWC gathering in Portoroz, whaling countries and anti-whaling countries such as Australia are expected to clash over Tokyo's attempt to seek continuation of whaling on a smaller scale.

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