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.

August 17, 2012

Nuclear News

Iran Nuclear Talks To Continue Late August The next round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the world powers will take place later this month. Eurasia Review

New uranium hotspots identified The city-based Atomic Minerals Directorate has identified new sources of uranium at Koppunuru in Guntur district and Bichun and Nayagaon areas of Jaipur district. Decan Chronicle

Low internal doses in Minamisoma People living near to the Fukushima accident in Minamisoma have low rates of contamination and can expect correspondingly low internal radiation doses, according to the first study on internal radiation. WNN

Belgian nuclear safety chief spells out fissure fears Belgium stepped up controls on nuclear safety that found cracks in the casing of an ageing reactor and led to two sites now closing after learning of signs of fissures in French atomic power plants, the national watchdog said Thursday. AFP

Israel ready for 30-day war after Iran strike: minister Israel is prepared for a 30-day war on multiple fronts should it decide to strike Iran, and is “ready as never before” for such a clash, the outgoing home front defence minister said Wednesday. AFP

Poll: Most Israelis oppose attack on Iran nuclear facilities Survery conducted by Israel Democracy Institute and TAU Mediation and Conflict Resolution program finds only 27% of Jewish Israeli support strike, and most think it’s unlikely Israel will soon attack. DPA

Opinion and Analysis

Diplomacy is the best tool for Iran Boston Globe

What’s next for the NRC: A conversation with Allison Macfarlane Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Ayatollah’s Pregnant Pause FP

How much is enough? — Part One UPI