Germany to Reject EU Green Investment Label for Nuclear Power

Germany said on Monday that it will oppose European Union plans to include nuclear energy as a sustainable investment in its ‘taxonomy’ proposal for labeling green investments. “The Federal Government has expressed its opposition to the taxonomy rules on nuclear …

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Borrell Says Talks With Iran Positive to Unblock Nuclear Talks

The EU Foreign Policy Chief, Josep Borrell on Friday said there are some positive signs from Tehran to relaunch nuclear negotiations after two months of deadlock to revive the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers. Speaking to the reporters …

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Iran and Qatar Leaders Discus Bilateral, Regional issues

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi discussed bilateral and regional issues with Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hama Al Thani, who arrived in Tehran today for a one-day visit. During the meeting, Raisi and Al Thani stressed the importance of strengthening the relations …

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IAEA Chief Says Still Hopeful For Iran Nuclear Deal In Vienna

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Tuesday that still there is room for a deal between Iran and world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear pact. “We are, of course, still hopeful that some agreement is going to be …

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G7 Backs Diplomatic Approach To Restrict Iran’s Nuclear Program

The G7 Non-Proliferation Directors Group on Monday called for the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal as the best political solution and also put weight behind the diplomatic approach to restrict Iran’s nuclear program. “We renew our support for …

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S. Korea and China to Cooperate on Regional Security

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Seoul’s foreign ministry said that consultations between top nuclear envoys from South Korea and China on Tuesday resulted in the agreement to work together to stabilize the security situation on the Korean Peninsula.  The meeting between the representatives of the …

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China Envoy Vows to Mediate in Korean Peninsula Issue

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China’s Korean affairs envoy on Tuesday said that Beijing is committed to playing a “constructive role” in resolving issues surrounding North Korea’s recent missile tests and nuclear weapon activities. Liu Xiaoming, Special Representative of the Chinese Government on Korean Peninsula …

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Japanese Regulators Report Lack of Effort to Protect Nuclear Materials by TEPCO

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The Japanese Nuclear Regulation Authority said that the lack of human involvement in efforts to safeguard nuclear material led to serious security lapses at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power plant in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan. The Nuclear regulators said its secretariat submitted …

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Iran Says New Round of Vienna Talks to Resume Soon

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Monday that Vienna talks will resume soon, but said the new avenue for negotiations was still unclear. Briefing newsmen in Tehran, Khatibzadah said that there is consensus among Iran, EU, Russia, and China …

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