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North Korean Foreign Ministry: No Plans for Nuclear Test

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea is warning that it will continue to develop its nuclear program, but says it has not envisioned “a military measure like a nuclear test.” The North Korean Central news Agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman on Tuesday as saying “the North did not have a plan for a nuclear test from the beginning, […]

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UN Nuclear Chief Sees Deal ‘Soon’ With Iran on Inspections

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the United Nations nuclear agency says he expects Iran to sign an agreement “quite soon” to allow inspections of facilities suspected of being used in a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano made the comment Tuesday after returning to Vienna from a brief visit to Iran where […]

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UN Nuclear Chief Sees Deal ‘Soon’ With Iran on Inspections

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the United Nations nuclear agency says he expects Iran to sign an agreement “quite soon” to allow inspections of facilities suspected of being used in a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano made the comment Tuesday after returning to Vienna from a brief visit to Iran where […]

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North Korea Says Will Boost Nuclear Program in Response to US

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea is warning that it will continue to develop its nuclear program in response to diplomatic pressure from the United States. Pyongyang’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that it will “bolster its nuclear deterrent” in the face of what it called Washington’s “hostile policies.” But it made no direct threat of a nuclear test that […]

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UN Nuclear Chief: Deal to be Signed with Iran Soon

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says he expects Iran to sign a deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency “quite soon.” But IAEA chief Yukio Amano said Tuesday in Vienna there are still some differences to be sorted out. Amano has just returned from Tehran, where he met with Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, […]

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UN Nuclear Chief: Deal to be Signed with Iran Soon

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says he expects Iran to sign a deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency “quite soon.” But IAEA chief Yukio Amano told reporters Tuesday in Vienna that there were still some differences that needed to be sorted out. Amano has just returned from Tehran, where he held talks […]

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UN Nuclear Chief: Deal to be Signed with Iran Soon

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says he expects Iran to sign a deal with the International Atomic Energy Tangency “quite soon.” But IAEA chief Yukio Amano told reporters Tuesday in Vienna that there were still some differences that needed to be sorted out. Amano has just returned from Tehran, where he held talks […]

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UN Nuclear Chief Holds Talks in Tehran

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency has ended talks with Iranian officials in Tehran with no word of a breakthrough in a long-running dispute about access to Iranian facilities suspected of being used for a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano held separate meetings on Monday with Iran’s top […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief in Talks with Iranian Officials

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is holding talks in Tehran with senior Iranian officials to try to reach an agreement on inspecting Iranian facilities suspected of being used for a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano met the head of Iran’s nuclear energy organization Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani on Monday, […]

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UN Nuke Watchdog to Make Tehran Visit

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ top nuclear official will travel to Tehran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian officials as speculation mounts about a possible breakthrough on Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency announced the surprise visit Friday. An IAEA statement said Director General Yukiya Amano would travel to Iran “to discuss […]

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