Non proliferation rss

Final line under US-Russia HEU deal

Uranium and Fuel

28 May 2015

President Barack Obama has drawn a line under the completed Megatons to Megawatts program by terminating a state of national emergency.

Jamaica set to convert research reactor to LEU

Regulation and Safety

08 April 2015

The Caribbean's only research reactor will be converted from highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel later this year, the International Atomic Energy Agency said. The change will decrease proliferation risks while doubling the reactor's utilization capacity.

Russia urges continued cooperation with USA

Nuclear Policies

22 January 2015

Russia and the USA have a "special responsibility" to ensure the safety and security of nuclear materials, preventing them from falling into the hands of terrorist organizations, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said today.

South Korea wins revisions to nuclear treaty with USA

Nuclear Policies

22 April 2015

South Korea may one day be able to enrich uranium to produce non-weapons grade nuclear fuel under a deal reached with the USA yesterday. The agreement also ensures that the USA will provide South Korea with a stable supply of fuel for its nuclear reactors.

Pathway agreed to reach Iran resolution

Nuclear Policies

07 April 2015

A framework agreement has been reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of six world powers in restricting Iran's nuclear program to peaceful uses only. The agreement was brokered after extended talks in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Putin: Russia ready to build 'more than' 20 reactors in India

Nuclear Policies

11 December 2014

Putin and Modi - Dec 2014 - 48Russia is willing to help India build more than 20 new nuclear power units Russian President Vladimir Putin said today following talks in Delhi with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.