Russia offers to help put out fires at Japan plant

MOSCOW Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:55am EDT

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia offered to help Japan put out fires at its stricken nuclear power plant Thursday.

Russia is also ready to give Japan any help it needs to deal with the crisis, Interfax news agency cited a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying.

(Writing by Alissa de Carbonnel; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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