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

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, ...

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 ...

Sep 15, 2015

Japan pledges open info-sharing at IAEA on Fukushima No. 1

Japan's nuclear energy promotion chief vowed in Vienna on Monday to continue work to decommission the reactors and contain the water crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in a transparent manner. In his speech at the annual meeting of the International Atomic ...

Kazakhstan to host first nuclear fuel bank to assist nonproliferation

Aug 28, 2015

Kazakhstan to host first nuclear fuel bank to assist nonproliferation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan signed an agreement Thursday to locate the world's first bank of low-enriched uranium in the ex-Soviet nation to ensure fuel supplies for power stations and prevent nuclear proliferation. The storage facility, set to become fully operational in ...