IAEA Daily Press Review

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July 16, 2012

A review of today's news covering the IAEA and related nuclear issues. | The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility.
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16 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

Nuclear News

U.S. indicts Iranian, Chinese for nuclear export plot U.S. investigators believe two men indicted on charges of conspiring to send materials to Iran via Hong Kong and China were trying to acquire sensitive equipment and materials used to construct uranium enrichment centrifuges, a law enforcement official said on Friday. Reuters
/ WP

MI6 chief Sir John Sawers: ‘We foiled Iranian nuclear weapons bid’
MI6 agents have foiled Iran’s attempts to obtain nuclear weapons but the Middle Eastern state will succeed in arming itself within the next two years, the head of the Secret Intelligence Service has warned. Daily Telegraph
/ AFP

‘Nuke test, no visit, China tells N.K.’
China has reportedly demanded that North Korea pledge not to carry out a third nuclear test as a precondition to accepting the fledgling leader Kim Jong-un’s visit to Beijing. Korea Herald

North Korea ready to resume nuclear talks: Cambodia North Korea told Cambodia Saturday it was ready to rejoin six-party denuclearisation talks, Phnom Penh said, without outlining any conditions to a potential return to the negotiating table. AFP
/ Arirang

Massive anti-nuclear rally staged in Tokyo
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Tokyo on Monday demanding an end to nuclear power, the latest in a series of anti-atomic gatherings following the tsunami-sparked disaster at Fukushima. AFP

Nuclear age delayed by human error The Unit 3 nuclear island, where a new nuclear reactor will sit, is seen before a visit by U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., on Feb. 15 Vogtle, initially estimated to cost $14 billion, has run into more than $800 million in extra charges related to licensing delays. AP

Safety assurance made on UAE’s first nuclear plant Residents who live near the nation’s first nuclear plant at Braka in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region have been told they will be surrounded by a network of air-quality monitors to ensure that the plant releases only acceptable, small and safe levels of radiation. National

Opinion and Analysis

U.N.’s Iran atom probe “hostage” to big power diplomacy Reuters

UK spy chief’s Iran warning may go too far: analysts AFP

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