IAEA Daily Press Review

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October 5, 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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05 October 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

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UN atomic agency says no date set for fresh Iran talks The U.N. atomic agency has yet to agree a date for further talks with Iran and has little hope for a speedy resolution to a standoff with Tehran over its nuclear programme, the head of the nuclear watchdog said on Thursday. Reuters

IAEA Chief Urges Iran to Engage in Talks The chief of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog urged Iran Thursday to engage in fresh talks on its nuclear ambitions in an effort to end months of stalemate that has denied inspectors access to the country’s key nuclear facilities. Wall Street Journal

Japan has learnt from Fukushima disaster, says IAEA head The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency – Japan’s Yukiya Amano – says the nuclear industry has learnt lessons from the Fukushima disaster and nuclear power still has a bright future, especially in the developing world. Radio Australia

Other Nuclear News

EU report says that almost all of its nuclear plants need improvements EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Thursday the cost of necessary improvements at the 145 nuclear reactors in the European Union could be as high as 25 billion EURO (32 billion USD) over the coming years. AP
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EU in favour of tougher nuclear insurance Europe’s energy commissioner voiced support for tougher insurance requirements for nuclear operators as he announced that “stress tests” had revealed nearly all of the EU’s 132 reactors could benefit from safety upgrades. Financial Times

Iran Offers Plan, Dismissed by U.S., on Nuclear Crisis With harsh economic sanctions contributing to the first major protests in Iran in three years, Iranian officials have begun to describe what they call a “nine-step plan” to defuse the nuclear crisis with the West by gradually suspending the production of the uranium that would be easiest for them to convert into a nuclear weapon. NYT

Clinton: sanctions could be ‘remedied’ if Iran worked with P5+1 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held out the possibility on Wednesday that sanctions on Iran could be eased quickly if Tehran were willing to work with major powers to address questions about its nuclear program. Reuters

EU questions safety of German nuclear reactors German nuclear power plants have lax safety measures and poor maintenance, says a soon-to-be-released report by the European Commission. But critics say the EU didn’t evaluate the plants’ readiness against terrorism. Deutsche Welle

Ukraine begins construction of first nuclear fuel manufacturing plant Ukraine on Thursday began construction of its first nuclear fuel manufacturing plant in what Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said is the most ambitious energy project since 1991. Ukrainian Journal

Damaged San Onofre nuclear plant in Calif. submits restart plan for reactor Eight months ago Southern California had a nuclear power plant that could generate enough electricity for 1.4 million homes. It might never be the same again. WP

Opinion and Analysis

Kissinger: Don’t name ‘red line’ for Iran Ynetnews

The Failure of Nonproliferation National Interest

Fukushima takes the shine off uranium Financial Times

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