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Russia and Paraguay forge closer nuclear power ties

Nuclear Policies

20 September 2017

ARRN-Rosatom - September 2017 - 48Russia and Paraguay have signed an agreement on cooperation for peaceful use of nuclear power. The document was signed yesterday, in Vienna, during the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference, by Alexey Likhachov, director-general of Rosatom, and César Cardozo Román, minister and executive secretary of the National Radiological and Nuclear Control Agency of Paraguay.

UK plans domestic nuclear safeguards regime

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15 September 2017

As part of preparations for its exit from the European Union, the UK is establishing a domestic nuclear safeguards regime to ensure that it "continues to maintain its position as a responsible nuclear state and that withdrawal from Euratom will not result in the weakening of its future safeguards standards and oversight in the UK", Greg Clark, the UK secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, announced yesterday.

Iran, North Korea feature in IAEA board update

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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.

European group calls for JCPOA support

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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.

China, Cambodia agree to nuclear energy cooperation

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13 September 2017

CNNC-Cambodia - September 2017 - 48Cambodia has signed a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corporation on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. The agreement calls for cooperation on human resources development.

Kazakhstan, UAE plan closer ties in nuclear fuel cycle

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11 September 2017

Galymzhan Pirmatov and Mohamed Al Hammadi (Kazatomprom) 68x48Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear fuel and power generation. The MOU was signed in Astana on 5 September by Galymzhan Pirmatov, CEO of KazAtomProm and Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Enec.