International Atomic Energy Agency

UN agency calls for safety zone around Ukraine nuclear plant 

The report said the team saw Russian military personnel, vehicles and equipment at various locations, including several military trucks on the floor of two turbine halls.

published on : 7th September 2022

Ukraine's Russian-controlled nuclear plant partly goes offline amid fighting

The IAEA experts learned that the reserve line linking the facility to a nearby thermal power plant was delivering the electricity the plant generates to the external grid.

published on : 3rd September 2022

IAEA visit to Ukraine nuclear plant highlights risks

In Ukraine, that is further complicated by the Russian occupation of the power station. IAEA is not the only international organization seeking to locate staff permanently in Ukraine amid the war.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Iran sends nuclear talks response; US casts doubt on offer

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on all matters of state in the country's Shiite theocracy, largely has been silent in recent weeks on the negotiations.

published on : 2nd September 2022

UN nuclear inspectors head to troubled Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia power plant

The power plant has been occupied by Russian forces and operated by Ukrainian workers since the early days of the 6-month-old war.

published on : 31st August 2022

IAEA chief Grossi says mission to big Ukraine nuclear plant on way

The IAEA tweeted that the mission will assess physical damage to the facility, “determine functionality of safety & security systems” and evaluate staff conditions, among other things.

published on : 29th August 2022

IAEA mission seeks to visit Zaporizhzhia plant in Ukraine amid concerns

Fire damage to a transmission line at Europe's largest nuclear plant caused a blackout across the region on August 25 and heightened fears of a catastrophe in a country.

published on : 26th August 2022

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett in snap UAE visit amid standoff with Iran

Israel considers Iran to be its greatest enemy and it strongly opposed the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers, which eased economic sanctions in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear activities.

published on : 9th June 2022

Iran turns off two of UN nuclear watchdog's cameras: Report

Iran already has been holding footage from International Atomic Energy Agency surveillance cameras since February 2021 as a pressure tactic to restore the atomic accord.

published on : 8th June 2022

Israel raises Iran concerns with visiting UN nuclear chief

Israel was a staunch opponent of the 2015 nuclear deal and welcomed the Trump administration’s unilateral withdrawal from the agreement, which caused it to collapse.

published on : 3rd June 2022

International Atomic Energy Agency will regularly monitor AFR at Kudankulam, say officials

The AFR would be constructed with safety guidelines issued by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and have a safety mechanism in place such as shockwave analysis. 

published on : 27th May 2022

Japan making progress on Fukushima water release plan: IAEA

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency visited the plant in February and met with officials.

published on : 29th April 2022

UN watchdog installs new cameras at Iran centrifuge workshop

The start of work at the new workshop comes after Iran’s centrifuge facility in Karaj found itself targeted in what Iran described as a sabotage attack in June.

published on : 14th April 2022

Situation of Chernobyl staff worsening; Ukraine seeks IAEA's help

The staff had access to food and water, and medicine to a limited extent. However, the situation for the staff was worsening.

published on : 9th March 2022

IAEA says it lost contact with Chernobyl nuclear data systems

On February 24, Russia invaded Ukraine and seized the defunct Chernobyl plant, the site of a 1986 disaster that killed hundreds and spread radioactive contamination west across Europe.

published on : 9th March 2022

IAEA chief 'ready' to visit Chernobyl to ensure safety and security of all Ukraine’s nuclear power plants

Rafael Mariano Grossi made clear that his proposal had nothing to do with attempting a political resolution to the conflict in Ukraine.

published on : 5th March 2022

France works to secure Ukraine nuclear sites

A Russian attack on a nuclear plant sparked a fire on Friday and briefly raised worldwide fears of a catastrophe.

published on : 5th March 2022

China asks Russia, Ukraine to ensure safety of nuclear facilities, denies asking Moscow not to invade until post-Olympics

China's envoy Wang Qun said that China hopes that the relevant parties will act cautiously to avoid causing 'man-made nuclear safety and security incidents.'

published on : 3rd March 2022