No question atomic power is important energy source-Miyazawa
* To visit Kagoshima to meet local authorities near Sendai plant (Adds minister’s quotes)
By Mari Saito and Kentaro Hamada
TOKYO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Japan‘s newly appointed trade minister, Yoichi Miyazawa, said on Tuesday that he would continue with the policy of seeking to restart nuclear reactors deemed safe by the atomic regulator.
Miyazawa, speaking to reporters, also said he would move towards restarting Kyushu Electric Power Co’s Sendai plant in southwestern Japan.