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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 "evidence", flown to New York last night, will be studied by the UN and International Atomic Energy Authority.
David Kyd, of the International Atomic Energy Authority, said: "It tends to make people uneasy but it would be prudent.
Yesterday Mrs Beckett said, 'We are studying the latest International Atomic Energy Authority report, which confirms that Iran has failed to comply with the mandatory requirement in Security Council Resolution 1696 to resume the suspension of all enrichment related and reprocessing activities.
Tehran said work on uranium conversion had resumed at its Isfahan plant under the supervision the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA).
EQUIPMENT that could help make nuclear arms is vanishing from Iraq, says nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Authority.
It is up to Mr Blair to reveal his sources -which should have been disclosed to our Allies and the International Atomic Energy Authority in any event.
But after the International Atomic Energy Authority - the UN's nuclear watchdog - 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'.
Guidelines issued by the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA) say that material unaccounted for must not exceed 3pc of the amount that is processed.
His comments, outside the 137 nation International Atomic Energy Authority conference was the latest sign that Iran was ignoring demands made on the weekend by the agency's board of governors to suspend all enrichment and related activities and banish international fears the technology could be used to make weapons.
And the International Atomic Energy Authority had already dismissed it as irrelevant.

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