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Definition(s):

  • (n) the United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy

News

  1. Iran has shut down Bushehr nuclear twice this year after earthquakes

    NICOSIA — Iran has shut down its only nuclear energy facility amid reports of damage in recent earthquakes. The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran closed its 1,000 megawatt nuclear energy plant at Bushehr in early 2013. The agency said Iran reported the shutdown of Bushehr in IAEA inspections in February and May.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: World Tribune

  2. Iran not U.N. nuclear watchdog's only headache, report shows

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran may be the U.N. nuclear watchdog's biggest headache but it is not the only country stalling inspectors' requests for atomic-related information, a new IAEA report suggests. Tasked with preventing the spread of nuclear bombs in the world, the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency inspects reactors and related sites globally to ensure that sensitive fissile material is ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. U.S. says Iran's nuclear reactor plans 'deeply troubling'

    By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was "deeply troubled" by Iran's plans to start a reactor in 2014 that could yield nuclear bomb material while failing to give U.N. inspectors necessary design information about the plant. The comments by a U.S. envoy to a board meeting of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) highlighted deepening Western ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The existence of this facility underscores Iran's continuing unwillingness to meet its obligations under UN Security Council resolutions and IAEA requirements," Mr Obama said.
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Irish Times

  2. "Fortunately, the IAEA has recently tried to regain its legal role as supporter of the rights of its members while supervising nuclear activities," Mr Ahmadinejad said.
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Iran has an obligation to explain to the IAEA why they hid this program from them," Bush said, referring to the nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency.
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Guardian Unlimited

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