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International Atomic Energy Agency

Also called the IAEA. It was established in 1957 to promote nuclear energy while discouraging the spread of nuclear weapons. The IAEA reports to the United Nations General Assembly, but is an autonomous entity.
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While thanking Amano for the mutually beneficial cooperation that Pakistan has enjoyed with IAEA as one its founding members since 1957, the foreign secretary said that Pakistan deeply valued the role played by IAEA in the development of peaceful use of nuclear technology.
An Associated Press news story last month reported that an IAEA agreement with Iran allowed Iranian officials to take swipes at Parchin with no one from the IAEA present.
The recent trip of the IAEA team to Iran has nothing to do with G5+1, he added.
Washington's envoy to the IAEA said last month a "number of countries" were beginning to ask whether it was time to invoke the IAEA's "special inspection" mechanism to give it the authority to look anywhere necessary in Syria at short notice.
The IAEA delegation would like to thank the UAE government, FANR and ENEC for providing us with the opportunity to visit Barakah and assess the development of the project.
Since 1982 the International Atomic Energy Agency, issuing resolutions, has repeatedly asked the Zionist regime to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and subject all its nuclear facilities to the IAEA safeguards," the Iranian envoy said at the 59th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference on Thursday.
The revival of that issue in 2008 appears to reflect political pressure on the IAEA from the United States and its allies.
I believe it is important for the IAEA and Japan to cooperate and closely examine the findings from the inspection,'' Shiozaki said.
IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei expressed hope Monday that IAEA inspectors will return to North Korea soon in line with its commitments in the joint statement at the six-party talks.
IAEA officials stressed that the inspectors will simply be touring the nuclear facilities and the mission does not involve inspection.
The IAEA noted that despite the fact that Thorium is more abundant in nature, global stockpiled Uranium reserves are three times greater than Thorium reserves.
In a meeting with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, Rouhani said that, "IAEA responsibilities are significant yet complex.