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October 4, 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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04 October 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


IAEA Deputy Director General to visit Belarus on 4-7 October Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Alexander Bychkov is expected to visit Belarus on 4-7 October, BelTA learned from Lilia Dulinets, Head of the International Cooperation Office of the Nuclear Energy Department of the Belarusian Energy Ministry. BeLTA

Other Nuclear News

Russia’s Lavrov skipped big powers’ Iran meeting at U.N. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stayed away from a meeting of six world powers on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly last week because he had to attend another “urgent matter,” Russia’s U.N. mission said on Wednesday. Reuters

Australia to expand isotope production The Australian government is expanding the country’s production of medical radioisotopes and constructing a demonstration waste treatment plant for managing the subsequent radioactive by-products. WNN

TEPCO fits new thermometer to melted-down reactor Melted uranium fuel in one reactor at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear facility can now be monitored more closely, after the plant operator fitted a thermometer inside the containment vessel in the hope of getting a clearer picture of conditions inside. Asahi Shimbun

Fuel loading completed at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, critiality processes commenced Despite being dodged by safety concerns and continuing protests, atomic scientists have completed loading of enriched Uranium fuel in the first of the two 1000 MW Russian-made nuclear power reactors at Kudankulam and kickstarted the process towards attaining criticality. India Today

British nuclear plans suffer blow as Chinese investors pull out The government’s nuclear energy plans were in trouble as Chinese investors withdrew interest in two projects and local councils postponed a decision on storing atomic waste. Guardian
/ China Daily

Licence to deconvert uranium Nuclear safety regulators have approved International Isotopes’ plans to deconvert depleted uranium hexafluoride tails and go on to sell fluorine gases and other chemical by-products. WNN

Czech expert team to seek place for nuclear waste repository Scientists from the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University have established a Czech expert team to deal with the question of where the permanent nuclear waste repository should be located, university spokeswoman Tereza Fojtova told CTK Wednesday. CTK

Opinion and Analysis

The price of progress Nature.com

A chat with the Iranian foreign minister FP

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