It didn't take long for concerns that the Iranian nuclear deal could embolden other rogue nations to materialize. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced Thursday satellite footage strongly indicates that North Korea has restarted a formerly shut down plutonium plant. Show More Summary
Iran has invited the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to visit its heavy-water production plant at Arak on December 8. The facility, which the West suspects could be used in the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons, had not been made accessible to inspectors since August 2011, despite repeated requests. Show More Summary
Activity has been observed at a nuclear site in North Korea that might suggest the regime is restarting a nuclear reactor, says the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano. Amano said he was “seriously concerned”...Show More Summary
North Korea vowed to restart its Yongbyon reactor in April, and the International Atomic Energy Agency today indicates that the country continues to head down that path. Relying largely on satellite imagery, the IAEA's chief noted that "activities have been observed at the site that are consistent with an effort...
The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog says Iran has invited its officials to visit a heavy water production facility early next month. The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yuyika Amano, said Thursday that Tehran has invited inspectors to its Arak site on December 8. This is the first time in two years that Tehran [...]
The United Nations Atomic agency and Iran on Monday signed a joint statement on future cooperation regarding nuclear issues, Reuters reports. The agreement paves the way for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to visit two sites at the center of Iran's contentious nuclear program: The Arak heavy water site and Gachin uranium mine. Show More Summary
Iran is on the brink of obtaining full nuclear weapons capacity. According to a top former deputy at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Tehran’s current nuclear infrastructure has the capability to build "the bomb" in two weeks. Show More Summary
Dr. Olli Heinonen, a former deputy director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says Iran’s pursuit of military-grade nuclear capability has passed the point of no return. According to a report in The Tower Magazine, Heinonen has reviewed the latest Institute for Science and International Security report assessing Tehran’s nuclear progress, saying that Iran’s use of [...]
Iran has stopped enriching uranium to 20 percent, a main demand of world powers in talks over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program, a senior Iranian parliamentarian was quoted as saying. The International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, which regularly inspects Iranian nuclear sites, said it had no comment for now. IAEA inspectors are believed to visit [...]
Now we come to nuclear. The worry that uranium may accidentally be used for weaponry is largely unfounded. Both domestically and internationally (i.e., under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency), there are tight controls on the foreign trade of U-235.
The real test of Rouhani’s sincerity begins in Vienna on Friday, when Iranian and International Atomic Energy Agency officials sit down for a long-scheduled meeting to break the protracted deadlock over unanswered questions about the breadth of Tehran’s nuclear enterprise.
Sessions of the Scientific Forum of the International Atomic Energy Agency will be live-streamed beginning on Tuesday, 17 September 2013, from 11:00. The session on climate change and ocean acidification will start at 15:00. Live streaming.
Russia’s nuclear corporation, Rosatom, has requested that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) assess the environmental impact of a Russian nuclear power plant currently under construction in the Baltic.
At the first board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency meeting, Iran’s ambassador to the U.N., Reza Najafi, said, “Based on its rights and obligations recognized under the NPT [Non-Proliferation Treaty] Iran is ready to...Show More Summary
Prince Albert II of Monaco discusses his passion for the oceans and his ongoing support of the IAEA’s ocean protection activities. International Atomic Energy Agency, 2 September 2013. Video.
International Atomic Energy Agency Scientific Forum 2013 “The Blue Planet: Nuclear Applications for a Sustainable Marine Environment” IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria Board Room D, C-Building, 4th Floor 17-18 September 2013 SESSION...Show More Summary
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to analyze risks of a potential US military operation in Syria, saying such a strike would threaten nuclear security throughout the Middle East.
Hans Blix was the chief UN arms inspector for Iraq from 2000-2003. He was also the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from...
Mohamed ElBaradei, a former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency and one of Egypt’s best-known international figures, became vice president for external affairs in the new government after the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi early last month. ElBaradei sat down with The Washington Post’s Lally Weymouth in his Cairo office this past week to [...]
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