Non proliferation rss

EU committed to Iran nuclear deal

Nuclear Policies

16 October 2017

Mogherini_Sept_17_(EU)-48The European Union is determined to preserve the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran, the EU's General Council said today following US President Donald Trump's 13 October announcement that he would not certify Iran's compliance with the deal to the US Congress. International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said Iran's commitments under the agreement are being implemented.

Rosatom outlines future of nuclear in IAEA address

Nuclear Policies

21 September 2017

Rosatom director-general Alexey Likhachov has explained the Russian state nuclear corporation's "long-range agenda" at the 61st Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference being held this week in Vienna. During the event, Rosatom signed a number of agreements with its international partners.

European group calls for JCPOA support

Nuclear Policies

19 September 2017

JCPOA_negotiations_2015_(Python-EU)-48Seventy-six European leaders from 20 countries have called on the US Administration to preserve the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. In a statement issued by the European Leadership Network think tank, they also urge the JCPOA's European signatories to make clear their continued support for the nuclear deal.

IAEA commends commitments of member states

Regulation and Safety

13 October 2017

Jeep II reactor - 48Recent International Atomic Energy Agency missions have found commitment to safety by France's nuclear safety regulator and the operator of a Norwegian research reactor. The agency, which last week concluded a nuclear security advisory mission to Germany, also said Poland is committed to the safe management of radioactive waste.

Initiative launched for management of sealed sources

Waste and Recycling

20 September 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency has announced a concept for creating qualified technical centres for the long-term management of disused sealed radioactive sources.

Iran, North Korea feature in IAEA board update

Nuclear Policies

12 September 2017

Y_Amano_T_Seokolo_Sept_2017_(IAEA-Calma)-48Iran is continuing to implement its nuclear-related commitments, but the continuation and further development of North Korea's nuclear program are a cause for "grave concern", International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano told the agency's board of governors yesterday.