Japan, Bahrain and budget top the agenda in Carney’s session with reporters.
Gregory B. Jaczko, Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
U.S. has systems in place to deal with “significant natural disasters… we will continue to take new information and see if there are changes we need to make.”
There’s a “low likelihood” that areas in the U.S. will have high radiation levels.
We have “full confidence” in Japan to address the situation. Carney hails “resiliency” of Japanese people, economy.
“We urge restraint…non violence” in Bahrain. U.S. is calling on countries in the region to “show restraint,” “respect universal rights of their people.”
Administration welcomes “international unity” in response to Gaddafi.
“Cuts that have been outlined” in 3-week resolution are acceptable to administration and admin is hopeful that it will pass before the end of the week.