IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

World Apr 6, 2019

IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

The head U.N. nuclear inspector said Friday that his agency is asking Saudi Arabia to agree to safeguards on nuclear material that could arrive by the end of the year for its first atomic reactor. Satellite imagery recently emerged of the Argentine-built project on the ...

Japan and IAEA ink nuclear counterterrorism pact for 2020 Games

National / Politics Feb 16, 2018

Japan and IAEA ink nuclear counterterrorism pact for 2020 Games

The government and the International Atomic Energy Agency have signed an agreement to work together to keep the 2020 Olympics safe from nuclear terrorism. According to the Foreign Ministry, the agreement includes measures to support the participation of IAEA experts in related events, exchanges of ...

IAEA chief urges global support for decommissioning Fukushima plant

National Apr 12, 2017

IAEA chief urges global support for decommissioning Fukushima plant

International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano has called for international cooperation in the decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex. "It is important to gather as much knowledge as possible from around the world and engage in the (decommissioning) with the cooperation ...