Nuclear Policies rss

China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.

Russia resumes nuclear technology exports to Iran

24 November 2015

Russia-Iran November 2015 - 48Russian companies can again supply products, services and funds to support Iran's civilian uranium enrichment program following President Vladimir Putin's signing of a decree yesterday. The decree was issued on the same day as Putin arrived in Tehran on an official visit, during which he held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, and attended the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.

Russia approves nuclear and radiation safety program

17 November 2015

The Russian government has approved the federal target program (FTP) for nuclear and radiation safety for 2016-2020 and the period up to 2030, Russian news agency Nuclear.Ru reported today, citing an unnamed source at Rosatom.

Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

25 November 2015

Australia-UAE agreement finalized - 48Australia has finalized its nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates and will now supply uranium for use in the Middle Eastern country's developing nuclear power program. The announcement today, by the office of Australia's minister for foreign affairs, Julie Bishop, followed news last week that the Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement had also been completed.

Iran removes centrifuges from enrichment plants

19 November 2015

Iran has removed numerous centrifuges and related infrastructure from its uranium enrichment plants at Natanz and Fordow since adopting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in October, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) latest safeguards report.

India-Australia agreement complete

16 November 2015

Modi_Turnbull_(PM_of_India_)-48The prime ministers of India and Australia have announced the completion of procedures necessary for a bilateral nuclear safeguards agreement between the two countries to enter into force.