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Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

Australia-UAE agreement finalized - 48Australia has finalized its nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates and will now supply uranium for use in the Middle Eastern country's developing nuclear power program. The announcement today, by the office of Australia's minister for foreign affairs, Julie Bishop, followed news last week that the Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement had also been completed.

Iranian nuclear action plan comes into effect

Nuclear Policies

19 October 2015

Yesterday marked Adoption Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the international agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions. All participants in the agreement will now prepare for the implementation of their respective commitments.

IAEA accesses Iranian site

Nuclear Policies

22 September 2015

Amano_Iran_Press_Briefing_(Calma_IAEA)_48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been given access to a location at the Parchin site in Iran for the first time, IAEA director general Yukiya Amano said yesterday.

Iran removes centrifuges from enrichment plants

Nuclear Policies

19 November 2015

Iran has removed numerous centrifuges and related infrastructure from its uranium enrichment plants at Natanz and Fordow since adopting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in October, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) latest safeguards report.

Iranian parliament approves nuclear action plan

Nuclear Policies

13 October 2015

The Iranian parliament has today approved a bill on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the international agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions. Meanwhile, Japan has pledged to support Iran's implementation of the plan.

Nuclear power can address two 'existential threats', says former US official

Nuclear Policies

16 September 2015

The nuclear power industry has a unique role to play in tackling two "existential threats" facing all humanity - climate change and nuclear war, Daniel Poneman, president and CEO of Centrus Energy Corp told delegates at the World Nuclear Association's Annual Symposium in London last week. From 2009 to 2014, Poneman was US deputy secretary of energy and also served as the COO of the US Department of Energy.