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Japan's Amano to return as IAEA chief unopposed

National / Politics Jan 4, 2017

Japan's Amano to return as IAEA chief unopposed

Japan's Yukiya Amano is set to be re-elected unopposed as head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog, a diplomatic source said Tuesday. With no opposition apparently being voiced against his re-election, the 69-year-old Japanese is expected to stay on as the director-general of the International Atomic ...

IAEA says Iran is obeying nuclear deal

World Oct 2, 2016

IAEA says Iran is obeying nuclear deal

Iran has kept to the nuclear deal it agreed on with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency told the French daily Le Monde. Confirming the ...

National Apr 26, 2016

Japan to give another $2 million to help renovate IAEA labs

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has pledged an additional $2.2 million to support renovation of the International Atomic Energy Agency's nuclear applications laboratories. Kishida made the pledge during a meeting in Tokyo with Yukiya Amano, director-general of the Vienna-based international nuclear watchdog. The eight laboratories deliver technical ...

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

National Mar 31, 2016

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed to enhance cooperation on various nuclear security issues including North Korea's nuclear programs, Japanese officials said. Abe met with Yukiya Amano, director general of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Wednesday, ...

World Nov 19, 2015

Iran cutting down on some, but not all nuclear technology: U.N.

Iran has started cutting back on some nuclear technology that could be re-engineered to make nuclear weapons in line with a deal with six world powers, a U.N. nuclear agency report said. However, diplomats familiar with the report said that the country is keeping thousands ...