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Timeline of Iran’s Nuclear Dispute with the IAEA

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Here is a timeline of Iran’s dispute with the International Atomic Energy Agency over the Iranian nuclear program: 2003 IAEA accuses Iran of hiding nuclear activities from its inspectors for 18 years, gives Tehran until the end of October to prove it is not pursuing a nuclear weapons program. In December, Iran tells IAEA it […]

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Timeline of Iran’s Nuclear Dispute with the IAEA

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Here is a timeline of Iran’s dispute with the International Atomic Energy Agency over the Iranian nuclear program: 2003 IAEA accuses Iran of hiding nuclear activities from its inspectors for 18 years, gives Tehran until the end of October to prove it is not pursuing a nuclear weapons program. In December, Iran tells IAEA it […]

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IAEA Raises New Concerns About Iran, North Korea Nuclear Programs

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency has raised new concerns about Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programs in his annual report to the United Nations General Assembly. Yukio Amano, IAEA’s director general, reaffirmed Tuesday his agency’s recent reports that Iran “is not providing the necessary cooperation to his agency” to prove that all […]

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IAEA Endorses Global Nuclear Safety Plan

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations nuclear agency has endorsed a plan to help strengthen global nuclear safety in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima accident six months ago. The International Atomic Energy Agency approved the plan Thursday at its annual conference in Vienna , despite complaints from some members that the plan does not go far enough. The […]

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IAEA Chief: Nuclear Safety Must be Improved

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency is urging the world to re-examine safety measures in the aftermath of the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility three months ago. Yukiya Amano said adherence to current practices is “not an option.” His remarks came at the start of a week-long meeting of the […]

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IAEA Report: Japan Failed to Prepare for Nuclear Crisis

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Atomic Energy Agency is set to release a report Monday criticizing Japan’s handling of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. The review – based on a fact-finding mission to Fukushima – says Japanese officials failed to anticipate threats to nuclear facilities from earthquakes and tsunamis. It also says that nearby […]

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