IAEA Logo
International Atomic Energy Agency
Information Circular
(Unofficial electronic edition)
INFCIRC/590
27 June 2000

GENERAL Distr.
Original: ENGLISH


Communication of 12 June 2000 Received From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Regarding Slovenia’s Nuclear Export Policies and Practices

  1. The Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency has received a Note Verbale of 12 June 2000 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia providing information on the nuclear export policies and practices of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.

  2. In light of the request expressed in the Note Verbale, the text of the Note Verbale is attached hereto.


INFCIRC/590
Attachment

Text of the Note Verbale Received From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

No.: ZML AS7100

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia presents its compliments to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency and has the honour to provide Information on his Government's nuclear export policies and practices.

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia has decided that, when considering the transfer of nuclear material, equipment and related technology, including nuclear related dual-use equipment, material and related technology, it will act in accordance with the provisions of INFCIRC/254/Part1, as amended and INFCIRC/254/Part2 as amended, as well as pertinent guidelines and their annexes.

In reaching this decision, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia is fully aware of the need to contribute to the economic development while avoiding contributing in any way to the dangers of proliferation of nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices, and of the need to remove non-proliferation assurances from the fields of commercial competition.

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia requests that the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency circulates the text of this note to all Member States of the Agency for their information and as a demonstration of support by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia of the Agency's non-proliferation objectives and safeguard activities.

The Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia avails himself of this opportunity to renew to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency the assurances of his highest consideration.

Ljubljana, 12 June 2000

To the
Director General of the IAEA
Vienna International Centre
Wagramer Str. 5
A-1400 V I E N N A