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Signing of a Safeguards Agreement with Pakistan

Signing of Agreement between the IAEA and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Supply of Two Nuclear Power Stations from the People's Republic of China, Vienna, Austria, 3 May 2017. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)

An Agreement between the IAEA and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Supply of Two Nuclear Power Stations from the People’s Republic of China – Karachi Units 2 & 3 – was signed today in Vienna by IAEA Director Yukiya Amano and Ambassador Ayesha Riyaz of Pakistan.

The safeguards agreement was approved by the IAEA Board of Governors in March 2017. The agreement entered into force upon its signature on 3 May 2017.

The IAEA currently applies safeguards to a number of nuclear reactors in Pakistan under safeguards agreements concluded between 1962 and 2017.

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