Israel Lauds US Decision To Keep Iran’s IRGC on Terror List

Mohammadreza AbbasiIranian MPs Wearing IRGC Uniforms | Mohammadreza Abbasi

Israel on Wednesday lauded the US decision not to delist Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as what it described as the world’s largest terror organization, from foreign terror lists. “I welcome the decision by the US Administration to keep …

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Japan to Donate $2.1m to IAEA for Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Safety

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Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said on Thursday that Japan would donate $2.1 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help ensure the safety of Ukrainian nuclear plants.   “Russia’s attacks on Ukrainian nuclear facilities are absolutely impermissible. …

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IAEA Chief Inspects Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

Fourth EstateStorage tanks of highly contaminated radioactive water at the Fukushima Daiichi site. | Gill Tudor / IAEA

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Thursday to assess progress in its decommissioning and preparations before releasing irradiated water into the sea. According to reports, IAEA Director General Rafael …

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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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Yoon Offers North Korea Economic Plan for Denuclearization

JEON HANYoon Suk Yeol visits Seoul National Cemetery - Republic of Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol offered to restore North Korea’s economy with an “audacious plan” if the country takes measures to denuclearize. In his inaugural address on Tuesday, Yoon said North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is a “danger” to the …

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IAEA Chief Says Still Hopeful For Iran Nuclear Deal In Vienna

Fourth EstateInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Chief, Rafel Grossi - W. Jeffrey Brown

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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Ukraine Official Interpreted Putin’s Speech, Says He Won’t Use Nuclear Weapons

Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Oleksiy Arestovych, said he interpreted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech on Victory Day as an indication that Russia would not escalate the war through the use of nuclear weapons and would not engage NATO …

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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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US, South Korea Criticizes Recent North Korean Missile Launch

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United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and South Korean Minister of National Defense Suh Wook condemned North Korea’s recent missile launch on May 4. According to Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby, Austin and Suh Wook conversed …

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