IAEA Daily Press Review

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.

July 18, 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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18 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

Nuclear News

UAE’s first nuclear power plant gets green light The nuclear regulator has given the green light for the construction of the UAE’s first nuclear plant. National
/ Reuters

Iran website: Tehran should make nuclear ship fuel
Iran should enrich uranium to new levels close to weapons-grade to produce fuel for proposed nuclear-powered oil tankers, a conservative Iranian news website said Monday. AP

Iran delegation in North Korea for talks
An Iranian delegation was in North Korea on Tuesday for talks, the two sides putting forward a “common front against imperialism and hegemony”, state media said. AFP

Future negotiations with P5+1 rest on deputies’ talks: Iran
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the date and venue of the next round of talks between Iran and six major world powers (P5+1) would be announced in case the two sides’ upcoming deputy-level meeting yields positive results. Press TV

Egyptians fight back against nuclear power plans
As environmentalist campaigns intensify against El-Dabaa plant, Egypt’s nuclear energy ambitions remain uncertain. Jerusalem Post

Fukushima opens first beach since nuclear meltdowns; officials say radiation levels negligible Fukushima prefecture (state) has opened its first beach to swimmers since last year’s nuclear disaster after judging the water to be safe. AP
/ Telegraph

Nuclear issue puts increasing pressure on Japan government
Japan’s government came under fire on Tuesday over its handling of public hearings on nuclear energy policy, threatening to dent already sagging support for the ruling party ahead of an election many expect to be this year. Reuters

Shika nuclear plant may sit on active fault
Government research indicates the fault running beneath Hokuriku Electric Power Co.’s Shika Nuclear Power Station may be active, raising questions about the utility’s claim in the late 1990s to the contrary, according to sources. Kyodo

French nuclear test victims see hope in cancer link finding
Victims of French nuclear tests say a report establishing a link between exposure to radiation and cases of cancer may prove decisive in their lengthy battle for compensation. France24

Polish State-Controlled Firms To Team Up for Nuclear Power
Three Polish state-controlled companies will team up to build Poland’s first nuclear power plant, daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reports Wednesday. Dow Jones Newswires

Opinion and Analysis

Clinton changes slightly language on Iran Jerusalem Post

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