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Denmark and Greenland confirm uranium agreements

Uranium and Fuel

02 February 2016

The governments of Denmark and Greenland have confirmed the signing of a series of agreements last month setting the framework for future cooperation on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium.

Implementation day for JCPOA

Nuclear Policies

18 January 2016

JCPOA_Implementation_Day_(D_Calma-IAEA)-48Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the E3/EU+3 countries has begun after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran had taken all the necessary measures. New technology will play a key role in the IAEA's Iranian monitoring activities.

Georgia ships Breeder-1 HEU to Russia

Regulation and Safety

23 December 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency has announced "another achievement in global nuclear non-proliferation efforts", with the shipment of high enriched uranium (HEU) from Georgia yesterday. The 1.83 kg of HEU was removed from the Breeder-1 Neutron Source at Tbilisi State University in Georgia to a secure storage facility in Russia.

Denmark and Greenland reach uranium export agreement

Uranium and Fuel

20 January 2016

An agreement has been reached between Denmark and Greenland on how they will cooperate on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium from Greenland.

USA applauds Iran's uranium shipment to Russia

Nuclear Policies

29 December 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry has described yesterday's shipment of more than 11 tonnes (25,000 pounds) of low-enriched uranium materials from Iran to Russia as "one of the most significant steps" the Middle Eastern country has taken toward fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear accord it signed with world powers earlier this year.

IAEA adopts final assessment on Iranian nuclear program

Nuclear Policies

16 December 2015

Yukiya_Amano_IAEA_board_Dec15_(Calma-IAEA)-48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board of governors has adopted a resolution on director general Yukiya Amano's final assessment report on possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program, which found no credible indications of any nuclear weapons development in the country after 2009.