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Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a follow-up nuclear security advisory mission to Finland. The International Physical Protection Advisory Service mission included a review of the legislative and regulatory framework for the physical protection of nuclear material and associated facilities and activities.

Regulation & Safety 17 June 2022


IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

The International Atomic Energy Agency says it conducted more than 3000 in-field verification activities at more than 1300 nuclear facilities and locations, with more than 14,600 days in the field in 2021 - as well as 2135 additional days in the field spent in quarantine.

Regulation & Safety 15 June 2022


Iran to remove monitoring cameras

Iran to remove monitoring cameras

Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will remove 27 cameras used by the agency to verify and monitor the country's implementation of its nuclear commitments under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Regulation & Safety 10 June 2022


HEU from three Japanese sites transported to USA

HEU from three Japanese sites transported to USA

More than 30 kilograms of highly-enriched uranium has been removed from three Japanese research sites and sent to the USA for downblending or disposal, the US National Nuclear Security Administration announced.

Regulation & Safety 24 May 2022


Kazakh research reactor restarts after conversion to LEU

Kazakh research reactor restarts after conversion to LEU

The IVG.1M research reactor in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan, has been restarted following the completion of a project to convert it from using highly enriched uranium fuel to low-enriched uranium fuel, the country's National Nuclear Centre announced.

Uranium & Fuel 11 May 2022


Cooperative effort secures plutonium removal

Cooperative effort secures plutonium removal

A shipment of plutonium accumulated from inspection samples collected in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's safeguards mission has been removed from the agency's laboratory in Austria to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the USA.

Regulation & Safety 01 April 2022


Iran and IAEA agree on steps to move forward

Iran and IAEA agree on steps to move forward

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran have agreed a series of steps, to be conducted over the coming months, to accelerate and strengthen their cooperation and dialogue aimed at the resolution of outstanding safeguards issues related to three particular locations in Iran.

Regulation & Safety 07 March 2022


Grossi aims to strengthen non-proliferation regime

Grossi aims to strengthen non-proliferation regime

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has called for more countries to conclude and bring into force an Additional Protocol to their Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement with the IAEA. The protocol gives IAEA inspectors wider access to locations and information as part of a push to further bolster the global nuclear non-proliferation regime.

Regulation & Safety 01 February 2022


Isotope supplies allow USA to stop HEU exports

Isotope supplies allow USA to stop HEU exports

Worldwide supplies of molybdenum-99 made without using highly enriched uranium are now sufficient for the USA to ban exports of HEU material for foreign medical isotope production.
 

Regulation & Safety 23 December 2021


Tehran negotiations 'inconclusive': Grossi

Tehran negotiations 'inconclusive': Grossi

Negotiations to address outstanding nuclear verification issues in Iran have so far been inconclusive, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said yesterday. Negotiations among parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - Iran and five world powers - are expected to resume in Vienna next week.

Regulation & Safety 25 November 2021