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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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The British, Americans, and French presented their findings to the International Atomic Energy Authority - the world nuclear watchdog - in Vienna yesterday.
The British, Americans, and French presented the details of their findings to the International Atomic Energy Authority - the world nuclear watchdog - in Vienna yesterday.
In addition, the UAE has pledged $10 million towards an International Atomic Energy Authority administered low-enriched uranium fuel bank to ensure a nuclear fuel supply.
The warning came as the International Atomic Energy Authority confirmed that Iran missed yesterday's deadline to end uranium enrichment.
Despite this, the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA) has referred Iran to the Security Council for further discussion, and the US has insisted it will not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons.
As tensions grew over Tehran's nuclear programme, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw announced that the International Atomic Energy Authority would meet on February 2 and 3.
Speaking on German radio, Mr Erler acknowledged it was "not unlikely" that the International Atomic Energy Authority - the UN's nuclear watchdog - would refer the issue to the Security Council.
But after the International Atomic Energy Authority reported the Iranians had broken the IAEA's seals in order to resume uranium enrichment work at the Natanz enrichment facility, Mr Straw said they were "running out of patience".
The talks resulted in Libya admitting it had been undertaking a programme of developing weapons of mass destruction and turning over its stocks to the International Atomic Energy Authority and to the United States.
8 meeting of the 35-nation board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Authority.

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